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IWK attracts brain research grants

Researchers at the IWK Health Centre are recipients of funding for two of the 18 new brain research projects announced yesterday by the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Health. The grants were awarded by Brain Canada, with financial support from Health Canada through the Canada Brain Research Fund.

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Understanding Trauma: Free Summer workshops for caregivers

Has your child experienced abuse or trauma? Are you looking to learn more about how you can support them, while also taking care of yourself?

The SeaStar Child and Youth Advocacy Centre Program is hosting an upcoming series of free workshops for caregivers who want to learn more about supporting children and youth who have experienced trauma.

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Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in IWK Emergency Department first of its kind in province

For Immediate Release – Halifax:  A new collaborative practice agreement in the IWK Emergency Department (ED) means doctors now have more time to focus on patients seeking help in the ED. Since January 2017, a clinical pharmacy specialist has been following up on laboratory investigations ordered on ED patients, freeing up emergency doctors from the task.   

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