Accessibility Statement

Our commitment

The Intensive Care Outcome Network (ICON) is committed to providing a website that is accessible to the widest possible audience, regardless of technology or ability.

We are actively working to increase the accessibility and usability of our website and in doing so adhere to many of the available standards and guidelines.

Guidelines and standards

This website endeavours to conform to Web Consent Accessibility Guidelines level AA (WCAG AA) of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 (  These guidelines explain how to make web content more accessible for people with disabilities.  Conformance with these guidelines will help make the web more user friendly for all people (Check Here).

This site has been built using code compliant with W3C standards for HTML and CSS.  The site displays correctly in current browsers and using standards compliant HTML/CSS code means any future browsers will also display it correctly.


Whilst the Intensive Care Outcome Network (ICON) strives to adhere to the accepted guidelines and standards for accessibility and usability, it is not always possible to do so in all areas of the website.

Information in alternative formats

Large Print can be produced easily by increasing the magnification of the pages and printing.

Making changes to your operating system

Advice from the BBC ( shows users how to make full use of accessibility settings in browsers and operating systems

Advice for Microsoft users (

Advice for Mac users (

Advice for Linux users (

Contact information

We are continually seeking out solutions that will bring all areas of the site up to the same level of overall web accessibility.  In the meantime, should you experience any difficulty in accessing the Intensive Care Outcome Network (ICON) website, please don’t hesitate to contact us.