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Telecare: 811
Poison: 1-800-565-8161
5850/5980 University Ave., Halifax, NS B3K 6R8


Accreditation is an ongoing cycle that occurs every four years and involves an external peer review process by Accreditation Canada to assess and help improve the services we provide to our patients and families based on standards of excellence. Accreditation is an important means of regularly evaluating the services we provide to ensure we continue to deliver the best possible care to Maritime women, children, youth and families. Following the most recent on-site survey by Accreditation Canada, in May 2011, the IWK Health Centre has been Accredited with Exemplary Standing. This is the highest standing that can be granted to organizations assessed by Accreditation Canada.

Accreditation 2015

IWK Health Centre Ethics Framework and Strategy

2015 Accreditation Report

Accreditation 2011

Accreditation 2011 Report