EVENT: Implementing the Accessible Information Standard in a digital NHS,London, 28 February 2017

The Accessible Information Standard is a requirement for any provider of NHS informationMany disabled people find that communicating with large institutions like the NHS can be difficult, frustrating or at times impossible.  AbilityNet is hosting a workshop to consider the role that digital technology plays in the NHS Accessible Information Standard.

  • 11 am – 3 pm, Tuesday 28 February
  • British Computer Society (BCS)
  • 5 Southampton St, London WC2E 7HA
  • Sponsored by PanLogic

Published in July 2015 the Accessible Information Standard (AIS) became mandatory for all NHS and social care organisations including NHS Trusts, Foundation Trusts and GP practices in July 2016.

NHS England is currently reviewing the implementation of the AIS. Ahead of the consultation, which closes on 10 March 2017, AbilityNet is bringing together patient groups, NHS practitioners and the digital accessibility community for a half-day, interactive event to:

  • Understand where digital accessibility fits within patient communications
  • Share the results of disabled user-testing on the technology used by GPs and the lessons learned
  • Learn first-hand from disabled people’s experiences and identify best practice for the design and delivery of digital communications that meet the AIS.

Register now

Numbers are strictly limited for this event so please use the booking form on the website to book now.