SIVUH now recognise A-D Callers.


Many of our service users have disabilities. We want to make sure your hospital visit is as comfortable as possible.

You may feel nervous about coming to hospital.

Do not worry we will look after you really well.

Tell us how we can make your hospital visit easier for you at your outpatient appointment.

If you have a disability or additional needs please tell your consultant

We are now introducing Health Passports for all patients with Intellectual Disabilities and all children. Please watch the video below to learn more about how Health Passports can improve your hospital visit.


Hospital passports are available on our website.

If you do not have a hospital passport please print one from our website.

Fill in this passport and bring it with you to hospital.

If you have comfort items that help you please bring them to hospital with you.

A weighted blanket

Ear Defenders

A teddy

A book



Please do not bring anything valuable to hospital


















Page last updated: 16/11/2021
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South Infirmary

Victoria University Hospital

A teaching hospital

of University College Cork