Cookies and privacy


This site uses cookies – small text files that are placed on your machine. If you are not logged in, they are used to analyse traffic. We track which pages people read, and for how long, and where they come to us from, by using Google Analytics. The data transferred does not identify you, but it does use your IP address to identify the region you are in.

You may choose to disable cookies on this site and on others. The most effective way to do this is to disable cookies in your browser.

The About Cookies website gives further information about cookies, and offers guidance on how to disable cookies for all modern browsers. Technical info about Google analytics.

If you are logged in, ‘session’ cookies are used to record that.

On some websites cookies are used to store user preferences, and to store information for things like shopping baskets. We don’t have those.


The site does not collect or display any personal information of users or patients. Where photographs of patients are used, it is with consent to use them on the web. Staff names may be listed, but can be removed at their request.