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IWK statement on infant formula supply

We understand the news of infant formula shortages in the United States is causing stress for many families in Canada and want to reassure our community that IWK Health has a good supply of infant formula, including specialty formula. Continue Reading

Electrical System Upgrades at IWK set for Feb 9th

Patients and families are advised that the IWK will be undergoing electrical system upgrades on Wednesday, February 9th, 2022. As a result of the electrical work some areas will be without power from 9:00 a.m. until approximately 3:00 p.m.

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Putting smiles on the faces of patients and families at IWK Health - Smilezone Foundation revitalizes several busy children’s clinics and family newborn lounge

Halifax, NS - Some of IWK Health’s patients and families have been given a new reason to smile. On Wednesday, October 6th, IWK Health officially opened four new Smilezones at the IWK. 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.

Find out more about our Breast Health Clinic