Cookie policy

What are cookies?

Cookies are files saved on your phone, tablet or computer when you visit a website.

They store information about how you use the website, such as the pages you visit.

Cookies are not viruses or computer programs. They are very small so do not take up much space.

How we use cookies

We only use cookies to:

  • make our website work
  • measure how you use our website, such as which links you click on (analytics cookies)

We do not use any other cookies, for example, cookies that remember your settings or cookies that help with health campaigns.

Cookies that make our website work

We use cookies to keep our website secure and fast.

List of cookies that make our website work

Cookie names and purposes
Cookie name Purpose Expiry
nhsuk-cookie-consent Remembers if you used our cookies banner When you close the browser (if you do not use the banner) or 1 year (if you use the banner)

Cookies that measure website use