Terms and Conditions

Please read the details set out below carefully before using this website (the 'website'). By accessing this website, you agree to be bound by the following terms and conditions and disclaimers (the 'terms'). References to 'you', 'your' and 'yours' are references to the person(s) accessing the Website. References to 'we', 'us' and 'our' are references to University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust.

Us​​ers

You are wholly responsible for use of the website by any person using your computer and you must ensure that any such person complies with these terms.

Whilst we have taken reasonable steps to ensure the accuracy, currency, availability correctness and completeness of the information contained on the website, whether provided by the Trust or a contracted third party, information is provided on an 'as is', 'as available' basis and we do not make any warranty of any kind, whether express or implied. The use of the website is at your sole risk. We shall not be liable for any loss or damage whatsoever and whosoever arising as a result of your use or reliance on the information contained on the website to the maximum extent permitted by law.

We do not represent or warrant that the website will be available and meet your requirements. We cannot guarantee that access will be uninterrupted, that there will be no delays, failures, errors or omissions or loss of transmitted information. We cannot also guarantee that viruses or other contaminating or destructive properties will not be transmitted or that damage will not occur to your computer system.

You have sole responsibility for adequate protection and back up of data and/or equipment on your PC. You must undertake reasonable and appropriate precautions to scan for computer viruses or other destructive properties.

We make no representations or warranties regarding the accuracy, functionality or performance of any third party software that may be used in connection with the Website.

Need to report an issue with the website? Please email universityhospital@uhns.nhs.uk .

Third party ​​websites and warranties

Where we provide hypertext links to other locations on the internet, we do so for information purposes only. We are not responsible for the content of any other websites or pages linked to or linking to this website. We have not verified the content of any such websites. Following links to any other websites or pages shall be at your own risk and we shall not be responsible or liable for any damage, harm or distress caused in connection with linking.

Links to downloadable software websites are for convenience only and we are not responsible or liable for any difficulties or consequences associated with downloading the software. Use of any downloaded software is governed by the terms of the licence agreement, if any, which accompanies or is provided with the software.

No endorsement or approval of any third parties or their advice, opinions, information, products or services is expressed or implied by any information on our Website.

Intern​​et e-mail

Messages sent over the internet cannot be guaranteed to be completely secure as they are subject to possible interception or loss or possible alteration. We are not responsible for them and will not be liable to you or anyone else for any damages or otherwise in connection with any message sent by you to University Hospital of North Staffordshire NHS Trust or any message sent by the Trust to you over the internet.

Tra​​​de marks and copyright

Copyright in the pages screens, information and material in their arrangement included in this Website is owned by or licensed to University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust unless otherwise noted. You may imprint, copy, download or temporarily store extracts from our website for your personal information. You must not alter anything. Any other use is prohibited unless you first get our written permission. In particular no one may use a part of our website on any other website, or link any other website to our website, without our prior written permission.
 
The terms and conditions are governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of England and Wales and the courts of the above jurisdiction will have non-exclusive jurisdiction in respect of any dispute, which may arise.

Cook​ies

Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information that some websites leave on your computer. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognises that cookie. Cookies are useful because they allow websites to recognise a user's device, let users navigate between pages efficiently, remember user's preferences, and generally improve the user experience. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data by UHS in the manner and for the purposes set out above. ​You can find out more information about cookies at www.allaboutcookies.org​​​​