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We may use the following cookies:
These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, register your details or access medical records.
Non-Essential cookies. These include the following:
They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.
You can find more information about the individual cookies we currently use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:
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There are a number of different ways in which you can block cookies, including by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our Site. More information on adjusting your settings or preferences for Cookies is set out in the support page for your browser or you can find instructions on this at www.allaboutcookies.org.
All cookies will expire at the end of the browsing session.
Updated October 2018