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IWK neonatologist’s findings may prevent risky heart surgery for preemies

 

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Departure from traditional surgery preparation leads to faster recovery, better patient experience

For Immediate Release – Halifax: Despite improvements in surgical technique, anesthesia and perioperative care, surgery places a high level of stress on the body before, during and after a procedure. On February 1, 2018 the IWK will become the first health centre in the Maritimes to implement Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS). The program is designed to help patients prepare for surgery, promote faster recovery and shorten hospital stays. Continue Reading

IWK recognized as one of Nova Scotia’s top employers.

For Immediate Release – Halifax:  The IWK Health Centre is proud to have been recognized as one of the Nova Scotia’s top employers for 2018. This designation recognizes remarkable workplaces with industry-leading benefits and forward-thinking HR policies.

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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.