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Cookies may be used to record details of pages relating to particular products and services that you have visited on our websites. This is to provide us with generic usage statistics to allow us to improve our websites.

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By navigating around this website we will assume you are happy with cookies being set by us to allow us to provide certain services to you and to improve your experience with us online.

The cookies we use are shown below and are categorised as defined by the International Chamber of Commerce (UK):

  • Strictly Necessary - essential for providing the functionality and services offered on this website.
  • Performance - used to collect anonymous information about how you use our website so we can learn how to make the experience better for you.
  • Functionality - typically used to record information about choices you have made to customise a website.

List of Cookies used by WPA

Strictly necessary


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WPA also uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics sets a cookie in order to evaluate your use of our site and compile reports for WPA on website activity. Google Analytics is used primarily as a back-up to WebTrends and provides us with more information than WebTrends can when promoting WPA via Google Pay Per Click advertising (PPC). Google stores the information collected by the cookie on servers in the United States. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google´s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. Unless you choose to opt-out of this cookie, by using this site you consent to its use and any information generated by Google Analytics. Opt-out of Google Analytics cookies.



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Find out more about the WPA Healthcare Practice

Talk to the Healthcare Practice Support Team

01823 625120

Lines are open Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm. † Calls may be recorded & monitored.