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Media inquiries

The IWK’s Communications and Public Affairs team is ready to respond to journalist’s inquiries and requests. 

The media are asked to contact the IWK’s Communications & Public Affairs team in order to facilitate the following:

  • Interviews with IWK Physicians, researchers and staff
  • Access to the Health Centre
  • Audio recording, videotaping, filming, photography on hospital property.

 For more information, please review the IWK’s Media Relations Guidelines

Contacting us

We make every effort to respond quickly to media requests.  Call Communications and Public Affairs during regular office hours at 902-470-7086 .For media requests after hours and on weekends, please call 902-470-8888.  Switchboard will page the Communications and Public Affairs advisor on call.

Public accountability

In the spirit of transparency, a number of documents and reports are available to the public.  These include:

  • IWK Health Centre Annual Reports
  • Business Plans
  • Quality & Patient Safety
  • Financial Statements
  • Compensation Disclosures

 See all of our  Public Accountability>>

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