IT Requirements for access

Last updated: Monday, January 10, 2022

To make full use of this site, you must meet the following IT requirements:

  • An Internet browser such as Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer, etc. Please note that Internet Explorer must be version 8 or above. A few NHS organisations still use much older versions of IE. Ask your IT department for an IE upgrade or switch to a different browser such as Google Chrome or Firefox, with which this portal is compatible.

  • The site can also be accessed via smartphone. We have tested it on Chrome and Safari mobile browsers.

  • Access to the following websites must be permitted:

    • Access to Microsoft Forms for the interactive quizzes
    • Video content of NHS Choices (
    • YouTube for some of our audio content (

If you cannot access some of this content, then please speak to your IT department in the first instance in case content is being blocked by your firewall, as they should be able to resolve this for you. If this is not effective, then please contact us.