IWK

1.902.470.8888

1.888.470.5888

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

Women's News

View All

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.

Continue Reading

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.   

Continue Reading

National Poison Prevention Week March 19-25, 2017

For Immediate Release – Halifax: Every year the IWK Regional Poison Centre receives about 9,000 telephone calls related to poison information and exposure. Despite the serious nature of many of them, 85 per cent of the home-based calls are resolved without a health care facility visit. Poison Prevention Week is dedicated to raising the awareness of common poison hazards in order to prevent accidental poisons.

Continue Reading

Women's Videos

  • previous
  • next

Pre-Birth Information Video

Watch on Youtube »

Mother and Baby Discharge Video

Watch on Youtube »

IWK Health Centre Busts a Move

Watch on Youtube »

IWK Health Centre Busts a Move 2011

Watch on Youtube »

Pre-Birth Information Video

Watch on Youtube »

Mother and Baby Discharge Video

Watch on Youtube »

IWK Health Centre Busts a Move

Watch on Youtube »

IWK Health Centre Busts a Move 2011

Watch on Youtube »

Breast Health

breast health consultation

Approximately 375 breast surgeries will be performed annually at the IWK, with approximately 3,000 visits to the Breast Health Clinic.

Find out more about our Breast Health Clinic