This accessibility statement applies to the Mental Health Research for Innovation Centre website, and any sub domains of the website. The website is run by Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust and the University of Liverpool.
We want as many people as possible to be able to use the website. For example, that means you should be able to:
- 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
- Use your web browser settings or accessibility tools to change colours, contrast levels and zoom
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 accessible is this website?
M-RIC has undertaken extensive accessibility testing of the general functions of the website. We will make all reasonable attempts to ensure that the web site maintains this level of accessibility as content and functionality develops over time.
If you need information on this website in a different format like accessible PDF, large print, easy read, audio recording or braille you can request these by:
- emailing [email protected]
- completing the contact us form
- calling the M-RIC Senior Communications Manager for Mental Health Research at Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust at 07767648111.
They will arrange for the information to be provided to you. This will generally take up to five working days dependant on the format in which you want the information.
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, contact [email protected].
If you need information on this website in a different format like accessible PDF, large print, easy read, audio recording or braille, you can request these through the contact us page.
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).
Contacting us by phone or visiting us in person
We provide a British Sign Language (BSL) service for people who are D/deaf, hearing impaired or have a speech impediment.
If you contact us before your visit we can arrange a British Sign Language (BSL) interpreter. More information can be found on Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust’s BSL webpage.
You can also get in touch through our contact us page.
Technical information about this website’s accessibility
Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust and University of Liverpool are committed to making this website accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.
This website is fully compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard.
What we’re doing to improve accessibility
We are engaging with our users and organisations to determine whether or not to add accessibility and language features through a 3rd-party toolbar, or whether users with accessibility/language needs prefer to use their own web browser extension and/or language translation.
Preparation of this accessibility statement
This statement was prepared on 1 August 2023.