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IWK Research Study recruiting first time moms to receive text messages after birth

For Immediate Release – Halifax: Researchers with IWK Health and Dalhousie University have launched a new research study for first time moms that will provide text messages about caring for themselves and their baby during the first six weeks after a birth. Continue Reading

Nova Scotia Health, IWK to require patients and visitors to wear masks in health care facilities

                                                                  

HALIFAX, N.S. – Nova Scotia Health and the IWK Health Centre will be requiring patients and visitors to wear a non-medical mask when entering hospitals and other health care facilities, beginning Tuesday, July 21, 2020.

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IWK eases additional restrictions on support persons

For immediate release – June 16, 2020

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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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