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Creating a new NHS England: NHS England and NHS Digital merged on 1 February 2023. All references to NHS Digital now, or in the future, relate to NHS England. More about the merger.

Disproportionate burden assessments

This is a list of the disproportionate burden assessments for digital accessibility conducted for NHS Digital. This means we are not able to create fully accessible versions of these features. The individual assessments will set out our reasons.

Disproportionate burden assessments are required by law for all public sector bodies where we are not able to meet our legal obligation to reach the 'AA' accessibility standard.

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GPES Data for Pandemic Planning and Research – Data Protection Impact Assessment PDF - disproportionate burden assessment

We've carried out a disproportionate burden assessment on the GPES Data for Pandemic Planning and Research – Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA), which has been published as a 105-page PDF.


Historical PDF conversion: Disproportionate burden assessment

Our site contains a large number of PDFs created in previous years, especially in our data and information publications.   Where these are no longer being updated, we do not intend to recreate them in accessible versions as this would be a disproportionate burden


NHS account disproportionate burden assessment

We have carried out a disproportionate burden assessment on the NHS account. This includes the NHS App on Apple iOS and Android, and the logged in area of the NHS website.