Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust (MTW) now provides an inclusive online experience to enable website visitors to access online content and services easily.
Website visitors are now able to access a wide range of accessibility and language support tools to customise their webpage displays by using the Recite Me toolbar.
Being able to offer an inclusive experience is essential to support over 20% of the population who may encounter issues when exploring our website due to having a disability, learning difficulty, visually impairment or if they speak English as a second language.
The Recite Me assistive toolbar on the MTW website includes screen reading functionality, multiple reading aids, customisable styling options an on-demand live translation feature that boasts over 100 languages including 35 texts to speech and styling options.
Nikki Lewis, Patient Experience Lead at MTW, commented: “Here at MTW accessibility is extremely important to us. We are committed to ensuring all patients can access information and services in a way that best meets their individual needs.
“We aim to promote diversity and inclusion in everything we do and we are incredibly proud to be able to provide Recite Me’s innovative assistive technology across our website.”
To explore our accessibility support tool, visit any page on the MTW website and click the icon in the bottom right of the screen.