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The Health of Maritime Women and Children is Everyone’s Business

For Immediate Release June 21, 2016

Halifax, NS– The IWK Health Centre Board of Directors and the IWK Foundation Board of Trustees hosted their inaugural joint 2015/16 Annual General Meeting today in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The event shone a spotlight on the past year’s accomplishments and provided some insight into what the Health Centre and Foundation will focus on in the coming year.

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The IWK’s Dr. Pat McGrath receives National Legacy of Leadership Award

HALIFAX, N.S. (June 10, 2016) – The IWK Health Centre is proud to announce Dr. Patrick McGrath as the recipient of HealthCareCAN’s very first Legacy of Leadership award. Dr. McGrath is the Integrated Vice President, Research and Innovation at IWK Health Centre in Halifax and Nova Scotia Health Authority. Continue Reading

Construction: South Street entrance closed

Beginning on May 20, the IWK will start the process of replacing the pavement along the South Street face of the IWK as part of the ongoing initiatives to improve accessibility and quality throughout the Health Centre. This project is expected to take one week, depending on the weather.

For safety reasons, the South Street Entrance is closed until further notice.

Please use the Main Entrance on University Avenue instead.

Thank you for your patience.

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Research Centres

The IWK Health Centre is respected for its world-class research into disorders and diseases affecting women, children, youth and families and is home to many leading research centres. 

Learn more about our research centres by visiting one of the links below.