Accessibility Statement

This accessibility statement applies to this website

This website is run by Sussex Local Maternity and Neonatal System. This page explains how we make sure this website is accessible to all users. It is important to us that our website is easy to use and can be understood by people visiting the site.

Some of the accessibility features of this site include:

  • Change site colour and contrast groupings
  • Zoom in up to 300% without the text spilling off the screen
  • Navigate most of the website using just a keyboard
  • Changing the language of the site
  • Text-to-speech available in multiple languages for all in-house content

The accessibility toolbar sits at the bottom right-hand side of your screen. This is accessible at all times.

We’ve also made the website text as simple as possible to understand. We’re committed to using plain English on our website to make sure the information is easy to understand.

Feedback and Contact Information

We are always looking to improve the accessibility of this website. Contact us if you have an accessibility query including:

  • Issues with accessing information or using this website
  • An accessibility problem not listed on this statement
  • Any positive feedback about this website’s accessibility

Enforcement Procedure

If you contact us with a complaint and you are not happy with our response, contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS).

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is responsible for enforcing the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018 on (the “accessibility regulations”).

Why Do We Add Documents As PDF?

  • We add some PDFs as downloads of leaflets and publications
  • Downloads intended for print purposes, such as posters

We try to make sure that PDF documents on our website are as accessible as possible. If you are having problems accessing a particular document, please let us know at

Preparation of This Accessibility Statement

This statement was prepared on 8th September 2022. This website was last tested on 8th September 2022. Site testing has been carried out in collaboration between Tidy Design and Sussex LMNS.

Accessibility Tools

Your choices will be saved as a non-identifying cookie. This means that each time you load a webpage from this website, your chosen accessibility options will be applied. These cookies will last for 28 days before resetting.

Text To Speech

When text to speech is active, you can click the play button to hear the whole sites content read aloud. You can also highlight a section of text and press play, to hear only the highlighted text.




Choose a language from the Google provided selector below.

Screen Mask

A screen mask is a reading tool which follows your cursor. It allows you to remove distractions from around the page and gives a clear area of focus.

Text Size

Use these icons to increase, decrease or reset the size of the text throughout the site.


Change the colour of text and the background of the site with the selectors below. This removes images and makes the content across the site easier to read.