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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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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 27, 2016.

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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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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.