Accessibility Statement 

This statement relates to all pages on

This website is administered by Northern Ireland Clinical Research Network We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website.

For example, that means you should be able to:

  • change colours, contrast levels and fonts
  • 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 we tested this website

We used an automated on-page accessibility tool (WAVE) to test a small selection of pages.

There may be other issues that our testing has not picked up.

The website will be tested more thoroughly and systematically and this statement will be updated as required.

How accessible this website is 

Parts of this website are not fully accessible.  For example:

  • You cannot modify the line height or spacing of text.
  • Some pages contain text which is not as simple as possible to understand.
  • Some pages contain link text that does not always make sense when removed from the context of the page e.g. “Read more”.
  • Some tables used to present tabular data are not structured appropriately.
  • Headings do not appear in a logical order on some pages.
  • Some videos do not have captions and live video streams do not have captions.
  • Many older documents are in PDF format and are not accessible.

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.

What we’re doing to improve accessibility

We are increasing accessibility training and guidance for our web publishers. Any new content added to our site will be reviewed using online accessibly tools to ensure compliance.

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was prepared on 27/10/2022. It was last reviewed on 09/12/2021.

This website was last tested on 27/10/2022. We have done a basic check using in-house expertise, applying the international WCAG 2.1 AA accessibility standards