The emergency department is located just inside the main entrance. It is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
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
Long term care residents can receive visitors as if they are in their own home. Check with the nursing staff for confirmation. Family and friends may bring food to a patient but should confirm with nursing staff that it does not conflict with any food restrictions.
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 in Your Room
TV and phone service can be arranged for long term care residents. Please ask the nursing staff for assistance in making these arrangements.
Meals are prepared and served onsite for long term care residents.
Spiritual Spaces and Quiet Rooms
There is a family room located in the long term care wing.
South Cumberland Community Care Centre is located in Parrsboro, Nova Scotia. It provides long term services and emergency care.