This accessibility statement applies to https://odt.btru.nihr.ac.uk/.
This website is run by the National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) Blood and Transplant Research Unit (BTRU) in Organ Donation and Transplantation. We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website. For example, that means you should be able to:
- zoom in up to 300% 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 most of the website using a screen reader (including the most recent versions of JAWS, NVDA and VoiceOver)
We’ve also made the website text as simple as possible to understand.
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 hierarchy of some page headings is incorrect
- we have a small number of PDF documents that are not fully accessible to screen reader software
Feedback and contact information
If you need information on this website in a different format please email: email@example.com
We’ll consider your request and get back to you in 14 working 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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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 NIHR BTRU in Organ Donation and Transplantation 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 partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard, due to the non-compliances and exemptions listed below.
The content listed below is non-accessible for the following reasons:
The hierarchy of some page headings is incorrect. This means that information may be presented in the wrong order to people using assistive technology. This fails WCAG 2.1 success criterion 1.3.2 (Meaningful sequence).
There are a small number of PDF documents and infographics that are not fully accessible to screen reader software:
- The infographic ‘Management and governance of the NIHR BTRU in Organ Donation and Transplantation’ on this page: https://odt.btru.nihr.ac.uk/research/
- The infographic on this page: https://odt.btru.nihr.ac.uk/get-involved/our-research-explained/
- The pdf protocol document ‘Assessing quality of life in solid organ transplant recipients: protocol for a systematic review of the development, content, and quality of available patient-reported outcome measures’ in the Lived Experience section on this page: https://odt.btru.nihr.ac.uk/research/theme-6/
- The pdf terms of reference document ‘BTRU in ODT Patient and Public Research Panel Useful Information and Common Questions’ on this page: https://odt.btru.nihr.ac.uk/get-involved/our-patient-and-public-research-panel/
- The pdf strategy document ‘Patient and Public Involvement and Engagement (PPIE) Strategy (2022–2027)’ on this page: https://odt.btru.nihr.ac.uk/get-involved/our-strategy/
Please contact us if you would like an accessible version of these documents.
What we’re doing to improve accessibility
We’re working to fix the issues identified in this accessibility statement and make the website fully compliant, in particular we are looking at providing html versions of the pdf documents.
Preparation of this accessibility statement
This statement was prepared on 15 February 2023. It will be reviewed on 15 February 2024. This website was last tested on 01 February 2023. The test was carried out by the NIHR BTRU in Organ Donation and Transplantation using the WAVE evaluation tool (self-testing). We tested all pages on the website.