Accessibility Statement

Accessibility statement for Coronavirus Yellow Card Reporting website

This accessibility statement applies to the domain http://coronavirus-yellowcard.mhra.gov.uk.

This website is run by the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA). We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website. For example, that means you should be able to:

  • change colours, contrast levels and fonts

  • zoom in up to 300% without the text spilling off the screen

  • 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 (including the most recent versions of JAWS, NVDA and VoiceOver)

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 this website is

We know some parts of this website are not fully accessible:

  • There are some elements missing proper labels or attributes

  • There are some links without proper text

  • A colour contrast issue

Feedback and contact information

If you need information on this website in a different format like accessible PDF, large print, easy read, audio recording or braille:

We’ll consider your request and get back to you in 18 working days.

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 webupdates@mhra.gov.uk

Enforcement procedure

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).

Technical information about this website’s accessibility

The MHRA is committed to making its website accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.

This website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard, due to ‘the non-compliances’ listed below.

Non-accessible content

The content listed below is non-accessible for the following reasons.

Non-compliance with the accessibility regulations

Some of the links do not have proper descriptive text (WCAG 2.1 success criteria 2.4.4)

There is a colour contrast issue on the ‘About you’ page (WCAG 2.1 success criteria 1.4.3)

Some of the elements are missing labels or attributes (WCAG 2.1 success criteria 3.2.2)

We plan to fix these problems during subsequent releases of the website, during the first half of 2020.

What we’re doing to improve accessibility

We will be undertaking a more comprehensive accessibility audit in May or June 2020. This will be conducted by an expert third party.

This audit will form the basis of future accessibility improvements to be made to the website.

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was prepared on 4 May 2020. It was last reviewed this date.

This website was last tested on 29 April 2020. The test was carried out by the MHRA.

We used a Microsoft Tool, Accessibility Insights, to carry out the testing.