*Please visit our temporary closures page for up-to-date information about any unexpected closures and service interruptions at this facility.
Urgent Treatment Centre
Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital does not have an emergency department.
The Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital Urgent Treatment Centre, provides access to care for those with unexpected, but non-life-threatening health concerns with appointments offered within one to two days. Patients will be seen by appointment only.
Urgent treatment centres offer an alternate level of care for those who do not have a life-threatening medical emergency, but require urgent treatment. They are not the same as emergency departments.
How to get an appointment
- To book an appointment call 902-657-2385 during hours of operation.
- Visit in person during hours of operation.
Hours of operation:
Monday .......... 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Tuesday .......... 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Wednesday .... 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Thursday ........ 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Friday - Closed
Saturday .........8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sunday - Closed
Every other Sunday (starting Jan. 29, 2023) 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Closed Fridays and holidays CLOSED Monday, May 22
*Hours are subject to change. Call 902-657-2385 for up-to-date hours. Any changes to these hours will be posted on our Temporary Closures Page.
You can learn more about NSH Urgent Treatment Centres here.
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
Please note: There are currently visitor restrictions in place due to COVID-19. Please visit www.nshealth.ca/temporaryclosures for up-to-date information.
Visitors are welcome daily between the hours of 1 p.m. and 8 p.m. Please check with nursing staff, if you want to visit outside of the standard visiting hours.
*Learn more about NSHA's Family Presence Policy, which welcomes up to two people named by the patient to be their family or primary support person/people.
WiFi and Internet Access
Free public WiFi.
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
During your stay, television and telephone service is available in your room. These services are provided free of charge to inpatients.
During your stay, you will receive breakfast, lunch and supper daily. An on-site kitchen provides a full range of dietary services to inpatients.
Spiritual Spaces and Quiet Rooms
Clergy representatives from all denominations visit on a regular basis. If you wish to see or speak with a Clergy member in the meantime, please ask any member of the nursing staff for assistance.
The Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital Auxiliary has approximately 48 members and raises funds to help purchase items for the local hospital.
We have three major fundraisers per year. Since 2010 we have purchased over $75,000 worth of equipment for the Hospital. Currently we are working towards building a Healing Garden at the Hospital. This space will be a safe outdoor area for patients, family and healthcare providers to relax in the fresh air.
For more information on becoming part of our Auxiliary please email our President, Susan Stewart
Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital is a community hospital located in the Village of Tatamagouche.