Cookies 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 use cookies to make our website work, for example by keeping it secure

List of cookies that make our website work
Cookies needed for this website to work
Name Purpose Expires
.WmsSelfReferral.Session Stores your answers so they can be verified and logged for reporting purposes When you close the browser
.WmsSelfReferral.Login Keeps you logged in after successfull signin to NHS login When you close the browser
.AspNetCore.Antiforgery.* Helps keep the site secure by preventing cross-site request forgery (CSRF) attacks When you close the browser
dwmp-cookie-consent Remembers if you used our cookies banner When you close the browser
List of cookies that measure website use (analytics cookies)
Cookies that measure website use (optional)
Name Purpose Expires
_ga Used by Google Analytics. Helps tell us how you use our website Expires when the browser session ends
_ga_ Used by Google Analytics. Sets a unique ID for your session to help tell us how you use our website, this cookie will be named _ga_<container-id> Expires when the browser session ends

Change your cookie settings

Some cookies, like those used to measure how you use our website, are not needed for our website to work.

These cookies can help us make our website better, but we'll only use them if you say it's OK.

How we use the information we collect

To find out how we collect, store and use information about you or your visit, see the privacy policy.

To learn more about the data that Google Analytics collects, see Safeguarding your data (opens in new tab).

Page last reviewed: 08 March 2024