Accessibility Statement

Accessibility Statement

Accessibility Statement


This website is run by Cork University Hospital, which is a part of the Health Service Executive (HSE).

We want as many people as we can to be able to use this website. We make every effort to ensure the content is accessible to all individuals.

This website –

  • Will try to ensure there is text descriptions of images for screen readers
  • Can be navigated using a keyboard, not just a mouse
  • Has clear and consistent headings to make it easier for screen readers and assistive technologies.
  • We provide captions and scripts for videos


Feedback and contact information

We welcome your feedback of our website.

If you –

  • Need more information on this website in a different format
  • Require assistance in accessing the content
  • Have feedback on the accessibility of the website
  • Encounter any barriers to accessing the website
  • Have any suggestion in how we can improve accessibility

Conformance Status

We strive to meet the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 Level AA, a set of international standards developed by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) for making web content more accessible.

We aim to achieve and maintain Level AA conformance but acknowledge that some parts of the website may not fully conform to all Level AA criteria.

We are continuously working to improve the accessibility of the website.

Third-Party Content

While we make every effort to ensure our website's accessibility, some pages have  links to websites or information that manage their own accessibility so they may not be fully accessible.

Continuous Improvement

We are committed to making regular updates to improve accessibility on

We are continually improving the user experience for everyone and applying the relevant accessibility standards

The team undergoes regular training on accessibility.

The website has regular accessibility audits to find and address any issues.