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IWK statement on liquid acetaminophen and ibuprofen product availability

Pharmacies in the community are currently having a supply chain issue with the above mentioned products; making it difficult for parents to access liquid products for the treatment of pain and fever.  The IWK would like to reassure our patients and families that pharmacists are always available to advise on medication alternatives and ensure that your child is receiving the appropriate treatment.  There is no need for a prescription for over the counter pain and fever treatments.

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Epidural catheter supply stable

It is likely that Nova Scotians have heard of a possible epidural catheter shortage. We would like to reassure the public that IWK Health and NS Health's supply is currently stable and we anticipate shipments in the near future. 

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Announcing new IWK Health vice president, Research & Innovation

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Frank MacMaster will be joining IWK Health as the new vice president, Research & Innovation. He will also be appointed as a professor of psychiatry in the faculty of medicine at Dalhousie University. We look forward to welcoming MacMaster on September 5, 2022.

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