Welcome to Ipswich Hospital
Our Passion, Your Care
To be accessible, this website must be as easy to use and understand for as many visitors as possible. We comply with the World Wide Web Consortium's (W3C's) guidelines for accessibility and are committed to maintaining and improving the accessibility of our site.

Changing the text size used on this website
This may be useful for you if you have low vision and need larger font sizes.

On a PC, from Internet Explorer select the View menu at the top of your window, scroll down and select the Text size option.

On an Mac, from Internet Explorer select Preferences from the Edit menu at the top of the window. From there, click on Web content and uncheck the Show style sheets option. Then return to the list of preferences and choose Web browser. Then click on Language/fonts and choose the size you need.

Changing the text colour used on this website
This may be useful for you if you have low vision and need high contrast colours. You can change the style and colour, and choose an alternative colour for links. You can also change background and foreground colours.

To ignore font and background colours in Internet Explorer on a PC, choose Internet options from the Tools menu at the top of the window. On the general tab of the window that appears, click the Accessibility button. This takes you to a menu where you can choose to ignore the way the page is formatted. To set your colour and font preferences, return to the Internet options menu and use the Colours and Fonts buttons.

Using keyboard navigation
Use your arrow keys to scroll up or down the page. You can use your Tab key to move between links, and press Return or Enter to select one. To go back to the previous page, use the Backspace key.

The following access keys are defined for accessing the main sections of this website: 
A = Home page
B = About Our Hospital
C = For Patients and Visitors
E = A-Z of Our Services
F = Get Involved
G = Finding Your Way and Maps

Downloadable documents
Downloadable documents on this website are provided in PDF format. Most computers already have the Adobe Acrobat Reader software to open these documents. If you do not have it, it is available for free from the Adobe website by clicking the button which appears alongside all PDF documents on our website. 

To save downloadable documents from this website to your PC, right-click on the link to the document. If you use a Macintosh, hold down the mouse button over the link. In both cases, a popup menu will then appear. Scroll down the menu and click on ‘Save target as’. You will then be asked to choose a folder on your computer where you can save the document.

Related documents and links to further information