We aim to make accessible to everyone and are committed to helping improve accessibility by doing everything we can to make our services easier to use.

Site map

There is a site map of which can help you navigate to your desired information. Click here to view the site map.

Standards compliance

All efforts have been made to develop the site in line with the priority levels 1 & 2 of the Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) guidelines, part of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C).

This section outlines some of the accessibility features that we have provided for users and guidence on how to use them. Please refer to your web browser and oporating system 'Help' for their additional accessibility features.

Design has been optimized to be viewed at a minimum screen resolution of 1024 x 768 within the following browsers or, their corresponding higher version numbers:

  • Internet Explorer 5.5
  • Netscape Communicator 7.2
  • Firefox 1.0
  • Opera 8.0
  • Safari 2.0

The pages are not based on frames and can therefore be printed easily by clicking on the 'Printable version' button within every page of the website.

The text within the content pages has been set to relative sizes, which can be increased or decreased for more comfortable screen reading.


This primary navigation is supported by the left hand navigation which allows users to access deeper content areas. All navigation items are provided in text for improved readability.

The navigation has been designed to be as user-friendly as possible, allowing all site content to be viewed within the minimum number of mouse clicks. It is also possible to access pages of the site by using the 'Search' function or, the 'Site map'.


All informational images contain relevant alternative text.


The site has been designed using CSS. No frames of any kind have been used in the design of this website.

We encourage any users, experiencing problems with our site to email us at: We will work to solve any issues as a priority and where possible, will respond to individual requests for information in alternative formats.