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Notice to patients & families

The IWK Health Centre’s outpatient blood collection lab and X-ray services will be closed Wednesday, April 17th, 2019 and will reopen on Thursday, April 18th, 2019.  This temporary closure is required to allow crews to complete required maintenance to the Health Centre’s electrical system.

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Notice to patients & families

The IWK Health Centre’s outpatient blood collection lab and X-ray services will be closed tomorrow, Wednesday, February 27th, 2019 and will reopen on Thursday, February 28th, 2019.  This temporary closure is required to allow crews to complete required maintenance to the Health Centre’s electrical system. Continue Reading

IWK Health Centre Warns Parents of Knock-off Car Seats Available Online

Child Safety Link (CSL), the injury prevention program at the IWK Health Centre, is warning parents and caregivers to be extra vigilant when purchasing child car seats and booster seats online. CSL is aware of several recent instances of fake car seats being illegally sold in the U.S. and Canada through major online retailers. Continue Reading

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Breast Health

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

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