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Call for Nominations - 2016 Family Leadership Council Award for Excellence in Patient and Family Centred Care

The IWK Family Leadership Council is pleased to present the annual Award for Excellence in Patient and Family Centred Care as a way to recognize an IWK staff member, health care provider or team for outstanding patient or family centred care practice!

Patients, family members of patients, staff and physicians are all invited to submit nominations before May 20, 2016.

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Understanding and Healing from Trauma: New workshop series offered for caregivers

Has your child experienced abuse or trauma? Are you looking to learn more about how you can support them to heal, while also taking care of yourself?

The SeaStar Child and Youth Advocacy Centre Program is hosting an upcoming series of workshops for caregivers of children and youth who have experienced trauma. For more information, and to register, see the attached brochure.

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IWK’s BIOTIC imaging lab offers unique clinical mandate in Canada

For Immediate Release – Halifax: The IWK is set to see its first clinical magnetoencephalography (MEG) patient, positioning it as one of only three hospitals in Canada to use MEG clinically.  Up until recently the IWK MEG lab has been used exclusively for research.  It is estimated that per year 25 to 40 patients in the region with epilepsy will benefit from a clinical MEG procedure. 

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