Accessibility

“Betsi Cadwaldr” is committed to ensuring that this website is accessible to the widest possible range of people. If you have any questions or suggestions regarding the accessibility of this site, or if you have difficulty using any part of it, please contact us on

The value of the Betsi Cadwaldr website to our disabled and ageing audiences depend on its accessibility.  This is an area of importance to Betsi Cadwaldr and in keeping with our public-service remit, and our obligations under the Equality Act, we are committed to ensuring that our content is as accessible to disabled and elderly people as reasonably possible.

We aim for a high level of usability for our entire audience, following best-practice accessibility guidelines. Our objective is to conform to the Guidelines for UK government websites, which support the W3C’s Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0, Level AA.

Betsi Cadwaldr is committed to ensuring the level of accessibility for disabled and elderly users is maintained over time. In partnership with the website developers we will test the website with key target users regularly over time. Disabled and elderly users should always be able to carry out the following tasks:

  • Be able to read all text on the website
  • Be able to view all images and colours
  • Find and download documents
  • View the Twitter and RSS feed
  • Be able to clearly follow hyperlinks

Adjusting Text Size

  • Internet Explorer: Go to “View” on the menu bar > Select text size / zoom
  • Firefox, Chrome, Opera: Go to “View” on the menu bar > Select text size / zoom. Alternatively hold down the “Ctrl” button on your keyboard and press the plus (+) key to increase text size. To reduce the latter hold down the “Ctrl” button and press the minus (-) key
  • Please note that the above settings may differ depending on the browser version.

Internet Explorer 5+ (PC)

Hold down the ALT key, press the number or letter of the access key, release both keys then press ENTER

Mozilla Firefox (PC & Mac)

Hold down the ALT & Shift key and press the number or letter of the access key

Opera (PC)

Press shift+Esc to enter access-key mode, and a list of the avaliable access keys will be displayed. You can then press the appropriate access key to activate the link or form input. To exit access-key mode, press Shift+Esc again. Access-key mode will automatically exit as soon as you press an access key, or load another page.

Safari & Omniweb (Mac)

Hold down the CTRL key and press the number or letter of the access key

Further Information

For more information on customising your viewing experience please see the BBC’s My Web, My Way guide.