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Accessibility Statement

St. Vincents University Hospital is committed to ensuring that this website is accessible to everyone. If you have any questions or suggestions regarding the accessibility of this site, please contact us at feedback@st-vincents.ie. We are continually striving to improve the experience for all visitors...

Technical Standards

We have tried to ensure that our site meets the following technical standards:

  • Accessibility: We aim to maintain every page of our site at WAI AAA compliance level.
  • Code: The site is produced using W3C XHTML 1.0 for code clarity.
  • Formatting: In line with W3C recommendations, all formatting is in a Cascading Style Sheet (CSS) file. Users may choose to disable this file and see a "plain text" version of the site if they prefer.

The website has also been designed to be compatible with most browsers. Older browser versions which lack CSS compatibility can still access the site although the content may display without its graphical layout.

This website has been designed to be accessible to all visitors, regardless of disability. The site has been developed to conform to the Web Accessibility Initiative (W.A.I.) Priority 3 standards.

The site may be viewed in any browser or Internet device. However it is best viewed in one that complies with web standards created by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C). Visit the W3C website.

To help you get the most out of this browsing this site, please read the following:

Website Content

Some pages on this website by necessity contain Adobe Pdf and Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint content.

Page Layout

The main sections of the site are listed across the top of all pages. These main sections are:

  • About Us
  • Patients & Visitors
  • Departments
  • E.R.C
  • Contact Us

The main sections are further divided into subsections. These are displayed on the left hand side of each page.

Resizeable Text

All text on this site is resizeable; it can be made larger or smaller according to your preferences by changing the default text size which can be found in the top right hand corner of our website.

Please note: After using the 'Skip Navigation' link, users of speech browsers may have to click their 'Back' button twice , to return to a previous page.

If you have any suggestions as to how we could improve the accessibility of our website please contact feedback@stvincents.ie