This accessibility statement applies to the domain www.psc.gov.uk.
Using this website
We want everyone who visits our website to have a positive experience, and easily find and use the information they need. To help you, we have made our website simple to understand and more user-friendly, so you can:
- change colours, contrast levels and fonts
- zoom in up to 200% without the text spilling off the screen
- navigate most of the website using just a keyboard
- listen to most of the website using a screen reader
If you have a disability, AbilityNet has advice on making your device easier to use.
How accessible this website is
We know some parts of this website aren’t fully accessible:
- PDF documents may not be accessible to screen reader software
- Twitter feed may not be accessible to screen reader software
If you’re not able to view vital information, or complete an action on the website, please contact us so we can provide additional support or guidance.
What to do if you can't access parts of this website
If you need information on this website in a different format like accessible PDF, large print, easy read, audio recording or braille, please contact us.
We’ll consider your request and get back to you as soon as possible.
Technical information about this website's accessibility
PSC (Patient Safety Commissioner) is committed to making its website accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.
This accessibility statement applies to www.psc.gov.uk only.
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, please contact us in the first instance.
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).
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.
Some PDF documents published may not be accessible. Users who need documents in an alternative format are encouraged to contact us.
PDF documents may not be accessible because:
- They may not be structured so they’re accessible to a screen reader. This does not meet WCAG 2.1 success criterion 4.1.2 (name, role value).
- PDF’s are shown in an external plugin throughout the site which may impact upon its accessibility.
Preparation of this accessibility statement
This statement was first prepared on 04 April 2023.
We used third party software to scan the whole website to highlight were accessibility issues exist and on which pages. The software provides automated testing that adheres to WCAG standards. We also reviewed a sample of most-commonly visited pages using the Axe accessibility tool combined with manually checking for common issues.