Women’s and Newborn Health – Women’s Health Specialty Clinic

Provided by: IWK Health Centre

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Service Description

• COVID-19 UPDATE – IWK's services may be affected by evolving COVID-19 response • Information regarding IWK services and patient and visitation protocols will be shared via its website http://www.iwk.nshealth.ca/COVID-19

Clinic equipped with accessible equipment in order to allow easier access to services.

These services include:

  • Assessment and screening (pap test, STI screening, and breast exams)
  • Teaching and counselling (breast health, menopause, PMS, heart health, and osteoporosis prevention)
  • Family planning (birth control)


Women with physical limitations and mobility issues such as arthritis, multiple sclerosis, obesity, post-stroke, post-motor vehicle accidents, etc. • They can also see women who require extra time for appointments such as anxious patients, stress, mental limitations, etc.

Application Process

Self-referral clinic • Call to book an appointment

Documents Required

Nova Scotia health card


No fees

Languages Offered


Coverage Area

Nova Scotia • New Brunswick • Prince Edward Island

Contact Details

Service Hours


Hours of Operation

Open on Fridays

IWK Health Centre – Halifax

5850/5980 University Avenue
Halifax NS  B3K 6R8
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Mailing Address:
PO Box 9700
Halifax NS  B3K 6R8

Site Info

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Site Hours

Certain programs are a 24-hour service • Hours vary depending on program


Wheelchair accessible

Coverage Area

Nova Scotia • New Brunswick • Prince Edward Island