Terms and Conditions

By using or accessing the NHS at 70 website you agree to be bound by and abide by these terms of use. Your access to and use of the NHS at 70 website is also subject to the NHS at 70 website Privacy Policy, which explains how we protect your personal data. Before reusing any content in any way, you must read the section on Intellectual Property Rights below.

Intellectual Property Rights

The material on the NHS at 70 website is available under a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial No Derivatives (CC BY-NC-ND) license. This allows you to:

  • Share: copy or redistribute the material in any medium or format

Under the following terms:

  • Attribution: you must give appropriate credit, provide a link to the source and declare whether changes were made to the material. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests that the NHS at 70 website endorses you or your use.
  • Non-commercial: you may not use the material for commercial purposes.
  • If you remix, transform, or build upon the material, you may not distribute the modified material.
  • No additional restrictions.

You can read the full description of the CC BY-NC-ND licence here.

You agree that you do not own the account you use to access the NHS at 70 website.


Submitting material

You must not submit any material to the NHS at 70 website which is defamatory, offensive, menacing or obscene or which in our judgment may cause nuisance, annoyance, damage or offence, inconvenience to us or any other person or which is illegal. We may remove or edit such material from the NHS at 70 website at any time without notice to, or consent by, you.



You must register as a user to contribute to the NHS at 70 online community (see more below). You must be aged 16 years or over to register or have parental approval. The NHS at 70 project team has absolute discretion as to whether to accept or reject your application to register as a user. The information that you provide when you set up your account must be true and accurate. Please do not register multiple user profiles, transfer your account to anyone else, or allow others to access the NHS at 70 website using your login details, as this can cause confusion. Please contact us if adjustments to your account are necessary. If we suspect that the information provided is incorrect, misleading, or not true, we may suspend or terminate your account.

You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password. You are responsible at all times for your user account and for any actions that take place using your account. You must immediately inform the NHS at 70 project team of any unauthorised use of your password, your user account or any other breach of security in connection with the NHS at 70 website. You should ensure that you log-out of your account each time you finish using the NHS at 70 website.


NHS at 70 Online community

The NHS at 70 online community is intended to be an inclusive and safe space for discussion and the sharing of knowledge related to NHS history. Please do not bully, harass or intimidate any user. Offensive, abusive or aggressive language is unacceptable in the community. Attacking or mocking sensitive issues such as sexuality, religion, race, disability, or political views, is also not acceptable behaviour and will be removed.

The uploading of material is moderated by the NHS at 70 project team. Moderation will include the following checks: that the material is appropriate; that copyright permits the contribution to be used; correction of things that might prevent something being found or used (for example spelling errors). We reserve the right to remove comments that others find offensive or inappropriate for the community space.


Reporting issues or making complaints

If you experience any difficulties with the website, or would like to offer any feedback or suggestions, please contact us. If you would like to make a complaint about any content that you find inappropriate or believe is incorrect, or about any material which you believe infringes your intellectual property rights or the intellectual property rights of another party, please contact us.


Changes to Terms and Conditions

These Terms and Conditions are made and governed under the laws of England and Wales. You agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English and Welsh Courts to resolve any disputes arising from these Terms and Conditions.

These terms may be varied from time to time. Please ensure that you review these terms and conditions regularly as you will be deemed to have accepted a variation if you continue to use the NHS at 70 website after any variation has been posted.

We reserve the right to suspend the NHS at 70 website at any time for operational, regulatory, legal or other reasons. We may terminate your use of the NHS at 70 website with immediate effect if you breach any of these terms.

These terms constitute the entire agreement between you and us. If any of them are held by a court of law to be illegal or otherwise unenforceable by the laws of any state or country, then to the extent that such term(s) is (are) illegal or unenforceable, they shall be deleted from these terms and the remaining terms shall survive and remain in full force and effect. Any failure by us to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these terms shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. These terms and the relationship between you and us shall be governed by the laws of England and the English courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any dispute.