Harbourview Hospital
Harbourview Hospital

22 Richard Street
Sydney Mines, NS B1V 2H7

Administrative Switchboard: 902-736-2831
Patient Switchboard: 902-736-2811

More about this location


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

Visiting Hours

Visiting hours vary based on the unit. 

Long-Term Care/Veterans Units: Visitors are welcome at anytime unless there is a temporary restriction in place due to infection and prevention control.

Rehab/Restorative Care Unit: Visitors are welcome at anytime, however, we prefer if visits are between 10 a.m. and 8 p.m. 

WiFi and Internet Access

To request access to our guest wireless connection, please send an email to wifi@cbdha.nshealth.ca requesting connection information. There will be an automated reply with necessary information.


Free parking.

Inpatient Rooms

We make every effort to make sure your stay with us is as comfortable as possible. Patients requiring semi-private or private rooms for medical reasons always have priority; however, private or semi-private rooms may be available on request.

Room Types
Private room: $175 per day - Includes one bed and one washroom.

Semi-private room: $155 per day - Includes two beds separated by curtains and one washroom.

Ward room: Covered under your Nova Scotia Health Card (MSI) - Includes three or four beds (separated by curtains) and one washroom. 

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 and Phone in your room

There are no TVs in patient rooms however, there is an option to bring your own TV and cable hook-up is available. The patient/resident is responsible for hook-up and disconnecting the service. 

Inpatient Meals

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. Meals are provided based on your doctor’s diet order. 

Cafeteria and Vending Machines

The cafeteria is located on the first floor. The hours of operation are: Tuesday and Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Spiritual Spaces and Quiet Rooms

There is a dedicated palliative care room on the Veterans/Long-Term Care units


Harbourview Hospital is a long-term care and rehabilitation care facility. The hospital is divided into two specific areas: continuing care and rehabilitation. Within the continuing care area is a unit specifically designated for war veterans.