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Accessible Information Standard - Consultation

20/02/2017

Making health and social care information accessible

From 1st August 2016 onwards, all organisations that provide NHS care or adult social care are legally required to follow the Accessible Information Standard.

The standard aims to make sure that people who have a disability, impairment or sensory loss are provided with information that they can easily read or understand and with support so they can communicate effectively with health and social care services.

Post-implementation review – have your say

In early 2017, NHS England is reviewing the Standard to assess the impact and to ensure that it is ‘fit for purpose’. The review is looking at:

  • how organisations have implemented the Standard;
  • the impact of the Standard, including organisations’ and service users’ experiences;
  • any aspects of the Standard which need updating or clarifying

If you are interested in being involved in filling out the survey please use the method that you prefer:

1. Online Survey

Please click the link.

2. Email or Postal (Word document)

Please download the survey and diversity monitoring form.

3. Easy Read (PDF)

Please download the survey and diversity monitoring form.  You may want to ask your carer to help you fill out this form.

A description of the Accessible Information Standard consultation is also avaiable in British Sign Language.

For further information about the Accessible Information Standard please visit NHS England or to contact them if you have problems filling out or accessing the forms.

Deadline: 10th March 2017

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