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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.   

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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.

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Investments in Innovative Neonatal Care Help Families Bond

Support for IWK Health Centre’s Chez NICU Home Solution to Improve Patient Outcomes, Create Jobs and Open Global Market Opportunities

March 1, 2017 – Halifax, NS – Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency

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