Last updated:14th October 2016

Our policies

NASS is aware of its professional and legal responsibilities to its members and supporters, to branches and their members, to healthcare professionals and to society in general.

NASS upholds professional standards of conduct, fulfils diligently its roles and obligations, accepts appropriate responsibility for its actions and seeks to serve the best interests of all those with whom we work.

NASS has adopted policies to ensure that its work falls within the definition of its vision and mission, and to maintain the integrity with which it undertakes those activities.

NASS Ethical Statement and Code of Conduct 

Equal Opportunities Policy

Cookie Policy

This website, like many other websites, uses cookies.  A cookie is a simple text file that is stored on your computer or mobile device by a website's server. It contains anonymous information that allows a website to remember things like your preferences. Cookies can help to give you a better browsing experience and help us to improve our website.

Two types of cookies are used on this website:

  • Session Cookies. These are temporary cookies, which only exist until you close the browser you are using to access the website.
  • Persistent Cookies. These are cookies which remain in your cookie file after you have visited our website. These cookies help us identify you when you return to our site.

What do we use cookies for?

None of the cookies used on our websites collect personally identifiable information about you.

We use cookies for the following purposes:

  • Maintaining user preferences. If our website has a link to allow you to view the site with a larger font size or without images for improved accessibility, then a cookie will be set to allow that preference to remain between page visits and on your future return to the website.
  • Monitoring our website traffic. We use Google Analytics, a popular web analytics service provided by Google. Google Analytics uses cookies to help us to analyse how visitors use the site. To find out more about how these cookies are used visit the Google Privacy site.
  • To allow certain functions and to help you navigate the website efficiently.
  • Session management.

Cookies set by third party sites

The content of this website is updated regularly, and we may embed content from websites such as:

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When you visit a page with content embedded from any of these services you may be presented with cookies from these websites. This website, the website owners and the website and software developers do not control the dissemination of these cookies. You should check the relevant third party website for more information about these.