Please read the terms of use for our website below.

1. Introduction

1.1 Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust owns the Northumbria NHS website. You may access and use this website ('Northumbria NHS Website') if you agree to be legally bound by the terms set out below. If you do not agree to be legally bound by those terms please do not access and/or use the Northumbria NHS Website.

2. Changes to terms

2.1 We may make changes to Northumbria NHS Website, including these terms, at any time. You will be legally bound by the updated or amended terms from the first time that you use The Northumbria NHS Website after we put the changes online.

3. Intellectual property rights

3.1 For non-commercial use, including personal use, or for use by a registered charity, a not-for-profit organisation or a public sector body, you may copy, download, adapt or print off copies of the materials, information, data and other content included on The Northumbria NHS Website ('Northumbria NHS Website content'). You will need to obtain permission in writing from us before you make any other use of Northumbria NHS Website content.

3.2 The rights in images, trade marks, trade names, logos included on The Northumbria NHS Website are owned by us and/or third parties. You will need to obtain permission in writing from the owner before you may use these images, trade marks, trade names, logos in any way.

All title, ownership rights and intellectual property rights in and to Northumbria NHS videos and tools shall remain the property of Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust.

4. Disclaimer medical information

4.1 Northumbria NHS Website provides medical information for use as information or for educational purposes. We do not warrant that information we provide will meet your health or medical requirements. It is up to you to contact a health professional if you are concerned about your health.

4.2 Northumbria NHS Website does not give medical advice in relation to any individual case or patient, nor does the Northumbria NHS Website provide medical or diagnostic services.

5. Third party websites

5.1 We do not monitor the content of third party websites. Any link provided on the Northumbria NHS Website is solely for your convenience. We do not accept any responsibility for any third party website.

6. Liability

6.1 We exclude any liability to you should Northumbria NHS Website not be available at any particular time.

6.2 We do not accept any liability to you for any of the following types of loss or damage (which you may suffer as a result of your use of the Northumbria NHS Website) whether the losses were foreseen, foreseeable, unforeseen, unforeseeable, known, unknown or otherwise:

(a) loss which arose when you first accessed or registered to use Northumbria NHS Website (even if that loss results from the our failure to comply with these terms or our negligence);

(b) any business loss you may suffer, including loss of revenue, loss of profits or loss of anticipated savings (whether those losses are the direct or indirect result of our default);

(c) loss which you suffer other than as a result of our failure to comply with these terms or our negligence or breach of statutory duty;

(d) any loss suffered due to the default of any party other than us.

6.3 We do not warrant that the Northumbria NHS Website or any content will be available uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that Northumbria NHS Website or its supporting systems are free of viruses or bugs.

6.4 We do not accept any liability to you if we fail, or are interrupted or delayed in the performance of any obligation because of:

(a) the non-availability or failure of any telecommunications or computer services, systems, equipment or software operated or provided by you or any third party;

(b) any other event not reasonably within our control.

6.5 We do not give any commitments or accept any liability to you in respect of the Northumbria NHS Website content provided by other users of the website or third parties.

7. Remedies

7.1 To the extent that we are practically able to do so, we may terminate your access to any part of Northumbria NHS Website at any time without notice if you breach any of the terms. You may terminate your registration for any part of Northumbria NHS Website by providing written notice that you wish to terminate your registration to us at Northumbria Healthcare

NHS Foundation Trust, Unit 7/8 Silver Fox Way, Cobalt Business Park, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE27 0QJ.


8. General

8.1 If any of these terms are determined to be illegal, invalid or otherwise unenforceable then the remaining terms shall remain in full force and effect.

8.2 These terms shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of England.