Website terms of use

This website is operated by Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (“we”, “us” or “our”). Use of this website is subject to these terms of use (and any documents referred to in it). If you do not agree to these terms of use, please refrain from using our website.

We may revise these terms of use at any time by amending this page.

Intellectual property rights

We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our website, and in the material published on it.

Accessing and using our website

This website has been prepared with the aim of providing information about Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and does not constitute advice in relation to any particular issue.

We reserve the right to suspend access to, withdraw or amend our website at any time without notice. We will not be liable if for any reason our website is unavailable at any time or for any period.

Material contained in this website may be downloaded, viewed and printed for personal use provided that no trade mark, copyright or other proprietary notices contained in or appearing on such material are removed in whole or in part. You must not use any part of the materials on our website for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors. All other rights are reserved and users must ask our permission before making any other use of material contained in this website.

In accessing any part of this website, you agree:

  • not to use this website in such a way that disrupts, interferes with or restricts the use of this website by other users;
  • not to upload, display or transmit any materials through this website which are false, offensive, defamatory, threatening, obscene, promote discrimination or violence, unlawful or which infringe the rights of any other person anywhere in the world;
  • to use our website only for lawful purposes and not to use the website in any way that is unlawful or fraudulent, or has any unlawful or fraudulent purpose or effect or that breaches any applicable local, national or international law or regulation;
  • not to reverse engineer, decompile, copy or adapt any software or other code or scripts forming part of this website or attempt to transmit to or via this website any information that contains a virus, worm, spyware, adware Trojan horse or other harmful or disruptive component;
  • not to use this website for the purposes of transmitting, or procuring the sending of, any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or promotional material or any other form of similar solicitation (spam); and
    not to change, modify, delete, interfere with or misuse data contained on this website and entered by or relating to any third party user of this website.

Our forums

When using any of the user support group forums on our website, in addition to complying with the acceptable uses outlined above, you agree:

  • to ensure that any details supplied to us in order to register for a password to access a forum are accurate and
  • to advise us in the event that any such details change;
  • to keep confidential any personal login password provided by us;
  • to ensure that your contributions are accurate (where they state facts), genuinely held (where they state opinions), not likely to deceive any person, not made in breach of any legal duty owed to a third party (such as a duty of confidence), not likely to cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety, not likely to harass, upset, embarrass, alarm or annoy any other person, not used to impersonate any person, or to misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person, and are not used advocate, promote or assist any unlawful act; and
  • to grant us a licenceto use the material in your contribution in any way it may reasonably choose on a free-of-charge basis in any format.

We may moderate any contributions you make, which means they may be reviewed, edited and/or removed. We reserve the right to remove any of your contributions if we believe that they do not comply with these terms of use.

We reserve the right to suspend or terminate your access to the forums (or take any other action we reasonably deem appropriate) if we consider that you are using a forum in a way that breaches these terms of use.

Our liability

This website and any information or other material contained in it are made available strictly on the basis that you accept it on an ‘as is’ and ‘as available’ basis. Where you rely on any information or other material contained on this website, you do so entirely at your own risk and accept that all warranties, conditions and undertakings, express or implied, whether by common law, statute, trade usage, course of dealings or otherwise in respect of this website are excluded to the fullest extent permitted by law.

We exclude all liability whatever, to the fullest extent permitted by law, in respect of any loss or damage resulting or arising from any non-availability or use of this website or of any other website linked to it, or from reliance on the contents of this website or any material or content accessed through it.

We are not responsible for any comments or contributions posted on the forum and the views expressed on the forums are those of the individual only and not ours.

Information about you and your visits to our website

We collect information about you in accordance with our privacy policy and cookie policy. By using our website, you consent to our use of such information.


Users may create hypertext links to this website provided such links are not used in a misleading or defamatory context.

Links from this website are provided for information and convenience only and we have no control over and cannot therefore accept responsibility or liability for the content of any linked third party website. We do not endorse any linked website.


The English courts will have non-exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or related to, a visit to our website. These terms of use and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with them or their subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims) shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of England and Wales.


If you have any questions, comments or requests about material which appears on our website, please contact [email protected]