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NHS Mid and South Essex ICS Accreditation

Digital Accessibility Centre Certificate of Accreditation

Accreditation Certificate Number:



NHS Mid and South Essex ICS

Certificate issue date:

Certificate expiry date:

Certificate status:


Desktop and Mobile


To achieve certification each service undergoes a manual technical compliance review against WCAG 2.1 to level AA.

The service underwent both a technical compliance audit and robust end to end testing by users with a wide range of disabilities including blind, low vision, dyslexia, colour blindness, mobility impairments, learning difficulties, Deaf, Asperger and anxiety and panic disorder.

All testing is carried out in line with relevant platform specific guidelines, and where applicable, conforms with The Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018. Testing also conforms to Section 508 of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

List of known issues


No issues at Level AA were found.

Scope of Testing


  1. Homepage
  2. Integrated care system
  3. Who is involved
  4. Publication
  5. Publication scheme
  6. Publications of spend
  7. What is important
  8. Working together
  9. Vacancies
  10. Our work
  11. GP
  12. Mental health services
  13. Contact
  14. ICS Strategy 
  15. How to get involved:
  16. Event page
  17. Complaints 


This certificate was issued on the and represents the stateof the pages audited on this date. Any further changes after the accreditation date are not covered by this certificate.

Additionally, any pages/areas of the website not listed the above scope of testing are also not covered by this certificate as we cannot guarantee their accessibility state.

We audit against the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines V2.1 level A and level AA to test how accessible the website is, using the Website Accessibility Conformance Evaluation Methodology (WCAG-EM) to evaluate conformance.