Accessibility

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Last updated 8 November 2016
Last updated 11/08/2016

We are committed to ensuring this website is accessible to everyone by complying as much as possible with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG). If you have any concerns or experience any problems while using the site, please contact us so we can improve the user experience for all visitors.

Turning off style sheets

  • IE: Tools > Internet options > Accessibility
  • Firefox: View > Page style > No style
  • Opera: View > Style > User mode
  • Safari (Mac): No option available
  • Google Chrome: No option available

Users of other browsers should consult the browser's Help section.

Increasing the magnification

To zoom in and out of the page, hold down your CONTROL key and use your '+' and '-' keys on your numeric keyboard.

Change text sizes

  • You may be able to increase the size of the text on screen.
  • Internet Explorer 5.5+ Select the 'View' menu, then 'Text Size', and then your chosen size (or if you have a mouse wheel simply hold down CTRL and roll the mouse wheel to alter the text size).
  • Firefox 1.0+ Select the 'View' menu, then 'Text Size', and then select decrease or increase. Alternatively select CTRL + + or CTRL + -. If you have a mouse wheel, simply hold down CTRL and roll the mouse wheel to alter the text size.
  • Opera 7.0+ Select the 'View' menu, then 'Zoom', and then select the percentage increase or decrease you require. Alternatively select CTRL + + or CTRL + -.
  • Safari 1.2+ (Mac) Select the 'View' menu, then 'Make Text Bigger' or 'Make Text Smaller'. Alternatively select ⌘ + + or ⌘ + -.
  • Google Chrome 1.0+ Select the page menu at the top right, then 'Zoom', then 'Larger' or 'Smaller'. Alternatively select CTRL + + or CTRL + -. If you have a mouse wheel, simply hold down CTRL and roll the mouse wheel to alter the text size.

Using the site without a mouse  

This site defines the following access keys:

 Access key functions

1

Navigate to the home page

3

Bypass the main navigation and jump to the search box on the current page

[

Bypass the main navigation and jump to the main content of the current page

Access key combinations

How the access keys work will depend on which web browser you are using.

For PC with Internet Explorer:

Alt + Access Key - release then press ENTER

  • Press and hold the ALT key, then press and hold the Access Key (e.g. 1, 3), then release and press the ENTER key.

 For PC users with Google Chrome:

  • Go to Home page: Press and hold the ALT key and then press the "1" key.

  • Bypass the navigation and go to the main content of the page: Hold down the ALT key and press the "[" key.

  • Go to Search: Press and hold the ALT key, then press the "3" key and then press ENTER.