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All health organisations need to be able to offer support online for people who may be disabled, visually impaired, speak English as a second language or of an old age. Assistive technology will support website visitors to customise a website in a way that works best for them.

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Health Organisations Must Provide Support Online to Ensure Everyone has Access to Vital Healthcare Information

People go online for several healthcare-related reasons. Google receives over 1 billion health-related questions everyday including finding a doctor and researching symptoms.

By very nature, individuals with disabilities need more regular checkups, treatment, and assistance from health organisations. That’s why healthcare providers must make the information on their websites accessible. Otherwise, disabled people face further barriers and risk receiving an unequal standard of care

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Health Organisations Leading the Way with Online Accessibility

Why you Should Provide Equal Access to Online Information on Health Websites

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Equality of Service

No one should feel like they are jumping through hoops to access healthcare. Web accessibility is vital for healthcare organisations to provide an equal standard of care.

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Support the Vulnerable

The aging population and those with disabilities need more regular checkups, treatment, and assistance from health organisations.

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Employer of Choice

Being inclusive sets you apart as an employer of choice. Higher staff satisfaction scores and reduced turnover rates will increase the pool of candidates who want to interview, work, and stay with you.

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NHS Public Health Wales

“We know the information on our website needs to be available in different formats and languages to reach our diverse audiences, so we worked hard to find a solution that makes the information we publish online more accessible.”

Rebecca Fogarty
Engagement and Collaboration Manager
NHS Public Health Wales

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Check out our Guide for Web Accessibility Solutions for the Healthcare Sector

Find out who needs help accessing healthcare online, global statistics on disabilities, web accessibility guidelines and some case studies on healthcare organisations that are leading the way.

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