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Help with linking to NHS Choices

NHS Choices welcomes and encourages other websites to link to it.

Text links to NHS Choices

If you wish to use text to link to NHS Choices, you should describe NHS Choices in this way:
NHS Choices – your health, your choices

You can use the following source code for this link:
<a href=http://collections.europarchive.org/tna/20100509080731/http://www.nhs.uk/aboutNHSChoices/aboutnhschoices/Aboutus/Pages/"www.nhs.uk" title="NHS Choices - Your health, your choices">NHS Choices</a>

Note
title=" NHS Choices – your health, your choices ":
this text is read by speaking browsers and is visible to users when their mouse hovers over the link. It will also help search engines by associating words with NHS Choices.

 

Using the linking graphics

As well as the text above, you can use one of the following graphics as a visual link to NHS Choices. You can download the graphic by (for Windows PCs) clicking the right-mouse button and selecting 'Save Picture As...' or (for Macs) clicking the Control key and the mouse button and selecting 'Download Image to Disk'.

Please do not reduce the size of these graphics as it will make the text unreadable

 

Source code

The source code for the link should include:
<a href=http://collections.europarchive.org/tna/20100509080731/http://www.nhs.uk/aboutNHSChoices/aboutnhschoices/Aboutus/Pages/"http://www.nhs.uk/"><img width="[***]" height="[***]" src=http://collections.europarchive.org/tna/20100509080731/http://www.nhs.uk/aboutNHSChoices/aboutnhschoices/Aboutus/Pages/"[file_path/file_name.gif]" alt="Link to NHS Choices – your health, your choices"></a>

Notes
width="[***]" height="[***]"
:
you will need to insert the size of the graphic in pixels; this will help the page load more quickly

src="[file_path/file_name.gif]":
you will need to insert the file path and name of the graphics file

alt="Link to NHS Choices – your health, your choices":
this text is read out by speaking browsers and is visible to users who have turned off their graphics. It will also help search engines by associating words with NHS Choices.

 

Association with NHS Choices

You should not seek to associate NHS Choices with your site or any non-NHS Choices content. You should not suggest any endorsement or approval by NHS Choices of you, your website or any non-NHS Choices product or content.

 

Restrictions on sites that can link to NHS Choices

We do not permit a website to link to NHS Choices if it contains material that is libellous, defamatory, pornographic, obscene, or is in any way a breach of the laws of England and Wales or infringes any third-party intellectual property rights.

 

Removal of links

If we ask you to remove your links to NHS Choices, you must do so.

 

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