Emily’s IWK journey began when she visited the emergency department seeking help.
The story of strep bacterial patient, Alyssa Sippley, has touched people around the world.
The IWK immediately became an important part of their life. Recently, the IWK was there to help the Van Donkersgoed family through the most challenging time of their lives and continues to support them as they honour the memory of their daughter Sarah.
Nine-year old identical twin sisters Kendra and Kinsey had to overcome incredible odds to survive. Since their premature birth nine years ago, the IWK has been their home away from home.
Andie’s family became very concerned when she developed foot pain that would not go away. It was so severe that for months she was not able to do what she loves most – dance.
Nineteen-year-old Travis knows the devastating impact of mental illness. Intense feelings of anxiety and hopelessness prevented him from attending school and functioning in other social settings.
When the Martin family received devastating news about one of their unborn twin girls, the IWK was there to support them as they discovered the positive in a very sad situation.
In 2009, Hannah’s simple leg pains ended up being a devastating diagnosis of leukemia.
After being admitted to the IWK’s Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Max was diagnosed with a rare life-threatening auto-immune disease.
Like most siblings Riley and Emma Doyle share a special bond, but they also share a rare genetic kidney disorder. Throughout their journey the IWK has been their home away from home
The Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation (NSLC) is helping make lives a little better at the IWK Health Centre.