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Health Care

Where to heal...


Specializing in pediatric medicine and women's health, the IWK Health Centre is one of the finest facilities in the country.


The IWK is the only pediatric level 1 trauma centre for children (0-18 yrs) in Atlantic Canada. The IWK Health Centre provides tertiary pediatric care and conducts research in hundreds of specialties. Many complex surgeries are performed at the IWK, in both women and pediatric patients, with pediatric ages ranging from birth to 19 years.

There are approximately 29,170 patient visits to the emergency department each year and approximately 5000 babies are delivered at the IWK Health Centre each year.

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