About Our Website

Learn more about accessibility, privacy policy, cookie policy and our terms of use

See our commitments below.

Privacy statement

We are committed to the privacy of individuals using this website. This privacy statement sets out the privacy practices for https://www.feelthepulse.co.uk. It applies solely to this website.

Some of the forms on our website, collect personal information from you. We are asking you to “opt-in” before giving us any personal details. This is due to rules which govern how we can communicate with you and regulations on personal data (the General Data Protection Regulation).

This approach relies on you giving us your consent before sharing any personal details with us. If you don’t want to share any information, there are other ways you get in touch, for example phone and email.

Any information you do submit will be kept in the strictest confidence and will never be passed on to a third party, unless there is a legal obligation to do so. 

Our website uses cookies to help us monitor site usage, for example pages looked at and the type of browser used. Cookies are not used to identify you as an individual.  

Privacy notice for current and ex-employees

We also provide privacy notice for employees of the Trust as well as bank workers, employees who have left the organisation, staff on honorary contracts, staff seconded into and out of the organisation, students and people undertaking work experience at the Trust.

See privacy notice for employees for full details.

Availability

We cannot guarantee uninterrupted access to this website, or the sites to which it links. We accept no responsibility for any damages arising from the loss of use of this information.

Links

Links from this site to other websites are provided for information only. We cannot accept responsibility for the sites linked to, or the information found there. A link does not imply an endorsement of a site. Similarly, not linking to a particular site does not imply lack of endorsement.

Downloadable documents

We provide downloadable documents in a variety of formats. The most common are PDF and Word. Most computers already have the software to open these document formats. If you cannot open PDF documents, download Acrobat Reader (link is external).

Changing text size

You can change the size of the text displayed in your browser in the settings. You can find instructions for how to do this in the relevant help pages: Chrome (link is external), Firefox (link is external), Safari (link is external), Edge (link is external), Internet Explorer (link is external), Android (link is external).

General browser accessibility

You can change your browser or computer settings to improve accessibility in general when you are viewing websites on Microsoft (link is external) or Mac (link is external).

What we do to help you

  • The design of the website is consistent to help you find your way around.
  • All of our images contain alternative text (alt text), for people using screen readers or text-only browsers.
  • We make sure that our links make sense out of context. This is important for screen readers for example, where links can be displayed as a list.
  • We use headers and bullet points to help you to scan the information on our pages.
  • We try to make sure that all our information is easy to read.
  • All videos have sub titles / closed captions.

Our compliance

The site aims to be compliant with W3C/WAI's Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.1 (link is external), Conformance Level "Double-A". We periodically review our pages to check this. If you have problems using any part of our site please let the web team know so that we can investigate the problem.

Copyright

The content of this website is the copyright of Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust unless otherwise stated. Where copyright applies, visitors can download material for private research, study or in-house use only. This is subject to material being reproduced accurately and not used in a misleading context. Visitors must not copy, distribute, or publish any material from this website. Any other use of copyright material requires the formal permission of Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust.

Permission to reproduce Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust copyright material does not extend to any material on this site which is identified as being the copyright of a third party. Authorisation to reproduce such material must be obtained from the copyright holders concerned.

Information specifically for patients and families has been reviewed for accuracy, but we hold no responsibility for alterations made thereafter without our consent.

Accuracy

We work hard to ensure that the information on our website is accurate, complete and kept up to date. However, medical knowledge is constantly changing and we cannot guarantee that all of the information is accurate and consistent with current NHS practice.