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Accessibility statement

The NIGB website is hosted by NHS Connecting for Health. This is their official accessibility statement. If you have any questions or comments, please email NHS CFH at

Navigation aids

  1. All pages have up and home links to aid navigation in text-only browsers.
  2. All pages include a search box.


  1. Many links have title attributes which describe the link in greater detail, unless the text of the link already fully describes the target (such as the headline of an article).
  2. Links are written to make sense out of context.


  1. All content images used in this site include descriptive ALT attributes. Purely decorative graphics include null ALT attributes.
  2. Complex images include LONGDESC attributes or inline descriptions to explain the significance of each image to non-visual readers.

Visual design

  1. This site uses cascading style sheets for visual layout.
  2. This site uses only relative font sizes, compatible with the user-specified "text size" option in visual browsers.
  3. If your browser or browsing device does not support stylesheets at all, the content of each page is still readable.

How to view file formats

The ISB website uses a variety of file formats. Please find help below on how to view different formats, such as PDFs, if you do not already have the software.

file format software Reader
PDF Adobe Acrobat Reader Download
DOC, DOCX, XLS, XLSX Microsoft Office viewer

Windows PC


ZIP Recent versions of Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X will open zipped files without the need to install any additional software you still need a program to open zip files, you may wish to try 7-Zip.