Emergency: 911
Telecare: 811
Poison: 1-800-565-8161
5850/5980 University Ave., Halifax, NS B3K 6R8

Unit-Based Clinical Education

Many units have clinical leaders of development who are responsible for the coordination of learning related to their speciality. These individuals are content experts in their clinical speciality. For more information or to contact any of these individuals please refer to the clinical program or contact Mary Thibeault.

Care Team/Unit-Based Clinical Leader Development 

Children’s Health

Med/Surg Nursing Unit (MSNU): 902.470.7907
Pediatric Intensive Care (PICU): 902.470.7369
Medical Unit (PMU): 902.470.8790
Emergency: 902.470.3855
Oncology/Hematology/Nephrology – 902.470.6369
Pediatric OR – 902.470.8962
Pediatric Day Surgery/Recovery Room – 902.470.2864

Mental Health and Addictions

Acute Inpatient Services (The Garron Centre for Child & Adolescent Mental Health at the IWK): 902.470.7914

Women’s & Newborn Health

Birth Unit: 902.470.6912

Family Newborn Adult Surgery Unit (FNASU): 902.470.7112

Women’s Perioperative: 902.470.6785

Prenatal Special Care Unit/Genetics/Perinatal/FATC – 902.470.2736

NICU: 902.470.3844 or 902.470.3906

Infection Control

Infection Control Practitioner (Educator): Christine Sherren 902.470.7252

Information Technology

Technical Trainer: Toni White-Goodridge 902.470.6848


Respiratory Therapy Educator: 902.470.7737