If you need information in another format from our website please contact us by email: janet.hall@nipec.hscni.net or enquiries@nipec.hscni.net or phone us on 0300 300 0066.

NIPEC Accessibility Statement

This statement applies to content published on the www.nursingandmidwiferycareersni.hscni.net/ domain. It does not apply to content on third party domains hosting NIPEC information.

This website is run by NIPEC. We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website.

The text should be clear and simple to understand. You should be able to:

  • zoom in up to 125% without problems
  • navigate some of the website using just a keyboard although there may be issues with highlighted link colour and not all links are selectable using this method in all browsers
  • navigate most of the website using speech recognition software
  • use most of the website using your screen reader (including Voiceover on iOS)

 

Links

We aim to ensure all text links are written, so they make sense when read out of context.

AbilityNet has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability.

 

How to request content in an accessible format

If you need information in a different format, please contact us by email at enquiries@nipec.hscni.net and tell us:

  • the web address (URL) of the content
  • your name and email address
  • the format you need, for example
    • audio CD
    • braille
    • British Sign Language (BSL)
    • accessible PDF

We will consider your request and get back to you in 5 working days advising if we can facilitate your request and providing a timeframe for completion.

 

Reporting accessibility problems with this website

We are always looking for ways to improve this website. If you find any problems not listed on this page or you think we’re not meeting the accessibility requirements, please contact us email at enquiries@nipec.hscni.net or phone us on 0300 300 0066.

 

Enforcement procedure

If you are not happy with our response, contact the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland (ECNI)

The Equality Commission for Northern Ireland (ECNI) is responsible for enforcing the ‘Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018’ (the ‘accessibility regulations’).

 

Technical information about this website’s accessibility

NIPEC is committed to making its website accessible, in accordance with the ‘Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.

This website is not compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard

 

What we’re doing to improve accessibility

  • an accessibility audit has been performed
  • a list of issues has been identified with the website’s accessibility compliance and recommendations on how these should be addressed
  • audit recommendations work will commence on 24th September 2020 and is scheduled to be completed week commencing 5th October 2020
  • on completion of the work, this statement will be updated