Web Accessibility Statement - different ways to make our website easier to use

We are committed to ensuring that our website is accessible to everyone by conforming to web accessibility guidelines (Worldwide Web Consortium website). Information contained on this site can be made available on request, in Braille, on audio cassette tape, on disk and in large print.

Wherever possible, we will provide the information in the format or language you require.  Please email the webmaster with any specific requirements and we will contact you to discuss them in more detail.

Resizing the text

You can change the size of text displayed on the website by adjusting the browser settings. Don’t worry about changing the settings either – it’s easy to do and easy to change back.

Changing the text or background colour

If you are having difficulty reading the black text against a white background, it is possible to change the colours of the text and background by adjusting the browser settings - it’s easy to do and easy to change back.

Note - At the moment Safari does not have any options to change text and background colours.

More help customising your computer to your requirements

If you have not found information here to help you view or navigate our site more easily, a visit to the BBC’s My 2-20130914-164718.pdfWeb, My Way website (opens new window) might help.

It is an excellent site that provides advice and help to all those people who would benefit from making changes to their browser, operating system, or computer to be able to view and navigate websites more easily.

Helping people access our website using assistive technologies

There are a wide range of assistive technologies available to help people access the information on our website.

In this section we provide a summary of the different technologies and which people they cater for.

Standards compliance

The GMC is working to make this web site as accessible to everyone as possible. Read more about the steps we take to make our site accessible.

Useful links and resources

Other useful links have also been included, where appropriate, on related pages.

  • Reading PDF content - a guide for people with disabilities (Adobe website).
  • AbilityNet - is a national charity helping disabled adults and children to use computers and the internet by adapting and adjusting their technology.
  • WebAIM - is an excellent web accessibility resource with news, links and articles.
  • RNIB - Web Access Centre.

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