Terms & Conditions

Our Website includes a wide range of information and services about maternity and neonatal care. The Website is constantly reviewed and refreshed as we seek to provide you with the most up to date information. Access to our Website is permitted at our discretion on a temporary basis and we reserve the right to withdraw access to our Website at any time. We will not be liable to you in any way if our Website becomes unavailable.

We do not control any websites operated by third parties to which the Website may link. We do not accept any responsibility whatsoever, for the activities or operation of those Websites or the content or services they provide.

Intellectual Property Rights

We own or have the right to use all intellectual property rights in our Website and the content published or made available on our Website. Our Website and the content on it is subject to and protected by international copyright and intellectual property laws. All of our rights in and to the Website are reserved. Our Website is provided solely and expressly for your personal use. Where permission is expressly granted on our Website, you may print one copy or download certain materials. Our status and/or the status of any identified contributors as the owner of all content on our Website must always be acknowledged. You must not modify any permitted copies, whether in digital or tangible form. You must not use any content on our Website for any commercial purposes (other than as may be expressly permitted on the Website) without a licence to do so from us. No part of our Website may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system or transmitted in any form or by any means (electrostatic, magnetic tape, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise) without prior written permission from us and any relevant copyright holders. You must not edit, adapt or alter our Website in any way. You agree to notify us immediately if you become aware of any user of our Website participating in or encouraging such unauthorised activities. No intellectual property rights are and shall not be deemed to be, transferred to any person who accesses the Website.

Reliance on our Website

All content on our Website is intended for your information only and is not intended to constitute advice on which you can rely. Although our Website is updated regularly, some content may be out of date at any given time and we are under no obligation to update such content. We shall not be liable or responsible to you for any reliance you place on our Website or the content on it. You should always obtain professional advice before making any decision which is prompted by our Website or by information we have provided that may have legal or financial implications.

Misuse of our Website

You agree not to use our Website for the introduction of viruses, worms, trojan horses, spammers or any other destructive program code or material which may harm or affect the running of our Website or any underlying hardware or software. You must not attack our Website (for example, by instigating a ‘denial of service’ attack) or attempt to gain access to our Website or any underlying server, database or computer. Any breach of this term may result in you incurring liability under legislation (including the Computer Misuse Act 1990). We will report any such breach to the relevant authorities and will co-operate with such authorities by disclosing your identity to them.


You may link only to our home page at www.swmmnn.org.uk provided that such link is implemented in a fair and legal manner and does not seek to trade off or damage our reputation. You must not establish any link with our Website so as to suggest any endorsement, approval or association where one does not exist. You must not frame our Website or any part thereof on any other website. We may withdraw any permission to link to our Website as set out above without notice. The website from which you are linking must comply with our Acceptable Use Policy. Our Website may include links to Internet sites or resources operated by third parties. Any such sites or resources are not owned or operated by us and consequently, we are not responsible for their content or for any loss or damage you may suffer from using them.

Our Logo

The trade mark ‘SWMN ODN’ and all related trade marks, trade names, logos or other marks of origin that appear on or in connection with the Website are our property. You agree not to copy, display or otherwise use any of these marks without our prior written permission.

Advertisements and Promotions

We may include advertisements or promotional materials on our Website. If you participate in any promotion, you will be subject to the terms and conditions attached to it. Your dealings with, or participation in promotions by, any third party on the Website are between you and the third party and we shall not be responsible for any loss or damage of any kind incurred by you as a result of any dealings with, or as the result of the presence of, such third parties on our Website.


While every care has been taken in the collection and preparation of the information contained on this Website, we make no representation, express or implied, with regard to the accuracy of the information contained on it. You understand and agree that your use the Website at your own risk and that it is provided for your use without any guarantee, condition or warranty by us or our agents, employees, affiliates, licensors or partners. To the maximum extent permitted by law, we expressly exclude:

Legal Notices

These terms and conditions and other documents referred to in them represent your entire agreement with us regarding your use of the Website. The laws of England and Wales govern these terms and conditions and your use of the Website. By using the Website, you submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts. Without prejudice to the above paragraph, we expressly reserve our right to commence proceedings in the courts in any other territory.

Customer Support

If you have any queries regarding our Website or wish to report any material which appears on our Website, please email us at: teresa.meredith@nhs.net

Prohibited Uses

You may not use our Website:

To report any misuse of our Website or breach of this policy, please email us at: teresa.meredith@nhs.net