To comply with EU legislation we are required to tell you about the cookies used on this website.
A cookie is a small text file that is placed on your computer when you visit a website. Cookies help websites function usefully and can provide information to website owners.
Cookies do not place viruses on your computer and cannot run programs.
Our cookies do not provide us with any private or personally identifiable information about you. All data that is gathered is anonymous.
Some of the cookies we use collect information about how visitors use our site.
For example, one of our cookies counts the number of visitors to the site and notes which pages they visited. This anonymous information helps us to compile statistical reports, which can help us to improve the site.
Your web browser gives you the ability to accept or decline cookies. Generally, web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can modify your browser settings to decline cookies if you prefer. However, if you choose to decline cookies, some useful features of this website will not work.
For example, there is the option to view this website as text only, with no graphics. The ‘useTextOnly’ and ‘setString’ cookies remember that you have chosen to view this site with no graphics. If you choose to decline cookies you will have to select the text only option every time you view a new page.
Places to go to find out more about cookies
You can find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, at these sites:
We welcome your views about our website and our privacy notice. If you have any queries or comments, or if any of the information that you have provided to the NHS North of England Commissioning Support Unit, please contact us.