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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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IWK recognized as one of Atlantic Canada’s top employers

For Immediate Release – Halifax:  The IWK Health Centre is proud to have been recognized as one of the Atlantic Canada’s top employers for 2018. This designation recognizes employers in Atlantic Canada that offer exceptional places to work. 

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Breast Health

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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.

Find out more about our Breast Health Clinic