Accessibility statement for Fingertips - Public Health Profiles

This accessibility statement applies to https://fingertips.phe.org.uk/

This website is run by the Office for Health Improvement and Disparities. We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website. This means you should be able to:

  • Change colours, contrast levels and fonts
  • View most content with page zoom up to 400 % without the text spilling off the screen
  • Navigate most of the website using just a keyboard
  • Navigate most of the website using speech recognition software
  • Listen to and use most of the website using a screen reader (including recent versions of JAWS, NVDA and VoiceOver)

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

How accessible this website is

We know some parts of this website are not fully accessible:

  • The contrast ratio of some text and non-text items falls below the required ratio
  • Some page elements cannot be interacted with using keyboard only
  • Some form fields do not have associated labels
  • Some page elements do not have accessible names
  • There are several HTML validation errors are present which may cause issues for those that use assistive technology.

Feedback and contact information

If you need information on this website in a different format (e.g., accessible PDF, large print, easy read, audio recording or braille):

We will consider your request and get back to you in 5 days.

Reporting accessibility problems with this website

We’re always looking to improve the accessibility of this website. If you find any problems not listed on this page or think we’re not meeting accessibility requirements, contact profilefeedback@phe.gov.uk.

Enforcement procedure

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is responsible for enforcing the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018 (the ‘accessibility regulations’). If you’re not happy with how we respond to your complaint, contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS)

Technical information about this website’s accessibility

The Office for Health Improvement and Disparities is committed to making its website accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.

Compliance status

This website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard, due to the non-compliances listed below. 

Non-accessible content

The content listed below is non-accessible for the following reasons:

Non-compliance with the accessibility regulations

Text

•Some text does not meet the required contrast ratio of 4.5:1 (Contrast (Minimum) 1.4.3)

Navigation

•Some interactive page elements have no visible focus indicator meaning it is difficult to see when these elements have keyboard focus (Focus Visible 2.4.7)

•Navigating past repeated blocks of information is not possible as a skip to content link has not been provided (in addition, landmark regions have not been provided on all pages) (Bypass Blocks 2.4.1)

Data tables

•Interactive elements within data tables are not keyboard operable (Keyboard 2.1.1)

•Relationship between information in data table cells is not always clear to those using a screen reader (Info and Relationships 1.3.1)

•Colour is the only method used for conveying information within some tables (Use of Colour 1.4.1

Forms

•Not all form fields have associated labels and can be difficult to use for assistive technology users (Info and Relationships 1.3.1)

•Required form fields may be missed by some users as the visual indicators used have been hidden from assistive technology in error (Information and Relationships 1.3.1)

•Buttons are implemented inconsistently (Name, Role, Value 4.1.2)

HTML

•Some HTML was not well formed and contained issues that may impact assistive technologies e.g., duplicate IDs are present on numerous pages (Parsing 4.1.1)