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Cookie policy

We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. We would recommend that you regularly clear your cookies to ensure that you are receiving the most up to date information and media from our site.

When someone visits NHS SBS, we collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. We collect this information in a way which does not personally identify anyone.

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit

Cookies are widely used to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site and to help deliver content correctly.

The table below explains the cookies we use, why we use them and when they are set.

 1    Uniquely assigned alpha numeric string of characters e.g. ea31ef32ecb20ee3User Session           Used primarily to provide a personalised user experience during a single session.On visitBrowser Session
 2lastscrollerposNews TrackKeeps track of the running text in NHS SBS news highlighter.On visitBrowser Session
 3 cookies_acceptEU Cookie ConsentPrevents display of the cookie notification message.On clicking the button to acknowledge that you no longer wish to be reminded about our cookie policy.6 Months