This is the official accessibility statement for Tameside Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.
If you have queries about your appointment, please visit the Contact Us page to find the relevant contact details.

Standards Compliance

All pages on this site are XHTML, with Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) for layout. Tables are used for data, wherever needed.
All pages on this site are WCAG-A compliant, and our aim is for WCAG-AAA compliance.
All pages on this site use structured semantic markup. H2 tags are used for main titles, H3 tags for subtitles.

Navigation aids

All pages include a search box.


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).
Links are written to make sense out of context.


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

Visual Design

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