Topic outline

  • Accessibility statement

    This website is run by Public Health Scotland, Scotland’s national organisation for public health.

    As a new organisation formed on 1 April 2020, Public Health Scotland is reviewing its web estate – including this website – aligned to corporate strategic and transformation plans.

    AbilityNet has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability.

    How accessible this website is

    This site has not yet been evaluated against WCAG 2.1 level AA.

    PHS is committed to easy access for everyone. Our newer and reviewed resources have been designed using WCAG 2.1 guidelines. We're continually working towards improving the accessibility of this learning website, to make sure we provide equal access to all our users. If you encounter any part of the course that you cannot access fully, please contact

    Reporting accessibility problems with this website

    If you wish to contact us about any accessibility issues you encounter on this site, please contact: or

    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 enquiry, please contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS).