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September 20-26, 2020 is national Child Passenger Safety Week

For immediate release             September 21, 2020

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Changes related to visitation restrictions

We understand the limitations on support people at the IWK has been very hard for patients, families and IWK teams. With that in mind, we are continuing to take a phased approach for additional support people in some circumstances and where it is operationally feasible and safe to do so within the public health safety guidelines. Continue Reading

IWK research asks Maritime moms about effects of COVID restrictions on their postpartum experience

For immediate release – September 8, 2020

Halifax -IWK Health research is hoping to shed some light on how COVID-19 pandemic physical distancing policies have affected new mothers in the Maritimes. They are asking mothers who have given birth within the past six months and who live in one of the three Maritime Provinces (Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island) to complete a brief online survey. 

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Approximately 375 breast surgeries will be performed annually at the IWK, with approximately 3,000 visits to the Breast Health Clinic.

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