The emergency department located at the front of the hospital and is open 24 hours a day.
If you need help immediately, call 911.
To access the mental health mobile crisis team call 902-429-8167 or toll-free at 1-888-429-8167. This is a 24 hour, seven days a week phone service to help you or your loved one cope with mental health and addiction challenges in the moment.
Clinics and Services
View the list of NSHA programs and services
Visitors are welcome daily between the hours of 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. according to patient preference and care needs.
WiFi and Internet Access
There is free public Wifi. To request access, send an email to email@example.com requesting connection information. There will be an automated reply with the information required.
Semi-private and Private Rooms in Nova Scotia Hospitals
- Private room: Includes one bed and one washroom. You can find current rates here.
- Semi-private room: Includes two beds separated by curtains and one washroom. You can find current rates here.
Space in our private and semi-private rooms is limited. The sooner we have your insurance information the more likely we are to be able to accommodate your request.
When the booking clerk calls with your hospital admission date, let them know you are interested in a private or semi-private room.
When you are admitted, be sure to have your private insurance card with you and let the admitting clerk know you have requested a private or semi-private room.TV & Phone in your Room
You can find updated information about costs associated with semi-private and private Rooms in the hospital here.
Fees and Bill Payments
You can find updated information about fees and bill payments for Canadians and out of country patients here.
TV and Phone Services
During your stay, you have the option to get your TV hooked up at no cost. There are also portable phones onsite.
During your stay at the hospital, you will receive breakfast, lunch and supper daily. If you follow a special diet or have food-related allergies or sensitivities, let us know when you arrive. Food is provided based on your doctor’s diet order.
Spiritual Spaces and Quiet Rooms
The chapel is located on the nursing unit.
Buchanan Memorial Community Health Centre is a short-term care facility located in Neil’s Harbour. It serves the communities of Neil’s Harbor, Dingwall, Bay St Lawrence, Meat Cove, Ingonish and surrounding areas.