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Cookies on the NHS website

What are cookies?

Cookies are files saved on your phone, tablet or computer when you visit a website.

They store information about how you use the website, such as the pages you visit.

Cookies are not viruses or computer programs. They are very small so do not take up much space.

How we use cookies

We use cookies to:

  • make our website work, for example by keeping it secure
List of cookies that make our website work
Cookies needed for the NHS website work
Name Purpose Expires
".Dynamo.Session" Remembers your pages input and states across multiple pages to improve your experience When you close the browser
nhsuk-cookie-consent Remembers if you used our cookies banner 1 year

How we use the information we collect

To find out how we collect, store and use information about you or your visit, see the NHS website privacy policy.