Certificate of compliance

HIL - Health Information Library

is in compliance with the HONcode

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8 Years

Certificate validity: valid until Jan 2020

www.library.wmuh.nhs.uk/pil Visit website

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HONcode identification number:


Date of initial review:

17 Jun 2010

Certificate validity:

valid until Jan 2020

Date of last visit:

10 Jan 2019

Content identified by the HONcode team

The content below is a sample of the content identified at a specific date by the HONcode team that justifies the respect of the eight ethical principles.

The web developer and editor is Uma Devalapalli, Library Services & eLearning Manager. Uma has MSc in Foods Nutrition & Diet Therapy, MSc in Library Science and she is a Member of Chartered Institute of Library & Information Professionals (CILIP). She has been working in NHS libraries over 15 years.
The website has been tested by health professionals in the hospital and approved by the library commitee members (a team of Doctors and nurses).

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Disclaimer: The information on this website is provided for information only. While every care has been taken to provide accurate and up to date information, we cannot guarantee or take responsibility for its correctness and completeness. The information provided by us does not constitute medical advice and should not be used to make a diagnosis. The information should not be used without further independent professional advice from a doctor or other qualified professional. If you have any concerns about your condition or treatment always check with your doctor.

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Confidentiality & Privacy policy
All information gathered or held regarding our customers will be held in strict compliance. No information will be released to any third party in a format that will allow identification except with the express consent of the provider or as may be required by law.
Information you supply using any electronic forms on this site will only be used for the purpose(s) stated on the form.
Information you provide in emails to us will only be used for the purpose(which we reasonable believe) that you give it to us for
Information you provide us may be used for statistical purpose but will not be used in any way (beyond its original purpose) which enable you to be identified.
We keep our privacy policies under regular review and we will place any updates on this page. This page was last updated on 26th April 2018.

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This page was last modified on: 9/26/2018, 10:26:52 AM

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This principle is not applicable to this site 

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The website is developed in-house by Library Professionals at The Patricia Bowen Library & Knowledge Service and does not carry advertising, we fund for the site hosting from our Library Budget.

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The website is developed in-house by Library Professionals at The Patricia Bowen Library & Knowledge Service and does not carry advertising, we fund for the site hosting from our Library Budget.

The content of this certificate has been collected by the HON Foundation and may not be used without HON's express consent.

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The HONcode's significance

The Health On the Net (HON) certificate guarantees that this website complies with the eight principles of the HON Foundation's Code of Conduct at the date indicated above. The persons responsible for the site commit to maintaining its compliance with the HONcode principles for the duration of the site's certification.

However, despite the complaint system that has been put in place and the periodic review and automatic monitoring of certified sites to ensure maximum compliance with the HONcode ethical principles, it is impossible to eliminate all risks of incoherence that may appear.

Under no circumstances shall the HON Foundation and/or its partner(s) be held liable for any damages resulting from the use or the inability to use HONcode-certified websites. Similarly, the HON Foundation and/or its partner(s) shall not be held liable for the content of such certified websites or any other website accessible via a hypertext link or through third-party information.

Those responsible for the certified website are responsible for the content of the website unless otherwise provided by law.

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