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Adding Alternative Text

The below video shows how to add alternative text to images when inserting images into your web pages. Alternative text is used by screen readers to help those with visual impairments to read content, the alternative text should describe the image which has been used.

Colour Picker

The below video shows how to use the WebAIM (web accessibility in mind) colour checker to check if the colours being used meet the WCAG guidelines. You can find the hex colour codes of all the NHS colours here.

Accessibility Statement

Each website is now required to have an accessibility statement located on their website. We've put together an example accessibility statement so you can see the information this should contain. Further information about the accessibility statement can be found here and a tool for creating your own accessibility statement can be found here.