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Barts and The London Charity is committed to providing a website that is accessible to the widest possible audience, regardless of technology or ability.

We are actively working to increase the accessibility and usability of our website and in doing so, adhere to many of the available standards and guidelines.

This website endeavours to conform to level Double-A of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0; These guidelines explain how to make web content more accessible for people with disabilities. Conformance with these guidelines will help make the web more user friendly for all people.

All font sizes are relative, with the exception of graphical text, and text size can be increased or decreased by following these steps:

  • For Microsoft Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox: Use the View > Text Size options in the browser menu
  • For Apple Safari: Use the Safari > Preferences > Appearance options in the browser menu
  • For Google Chrome:  Use Customise and control Google Chrome > Options > Under the hood > Font Size options in the browser window 

All images and media have descriptive alternative text, with the exception of images that are used for aesthetic reasons only. 

Whilst Barts and The London Charity strive to adhere to the accepted guidelines and standards for accessibility and usability, it is not always possible to do so in all areas of the website.  Should you experience any difficulty in accessing the Barts and The London Charity website, please don’t hesitate to contact us.