During daytime hours (8 am to 3 pm, Monday to Friday, and 8 am to 7 pm on Saturday and Sunday), the hospital will provide outpatient services for the treatment of unexpected but non-life-threatening injuries or illnesses requiring immediate care. Patients are strongly encouraged to call 902-657-2382 in advance of their visit. Those with an emergency should always call 911. The emergency department is closed until further notice.
*Please visit our temporary closures page for up-to-date information about any unexpected closures and service interruptions at this facility.
The emergency department is closed until further notice. During daytime hours (8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday to Friday, and 8 am to 7 pm on Saturday and Sunday), the hospital will provide outpatient services for the treatment of unexpected but non-life-threatening injuries or illnesses requiring immediate care. Patients are strongly encouraged to call 902-657-2382 in advance of their visit. Those with an emergency should always call 911.
From Monday to Friday there are evening appointments available in the Primary Care clinic for patients of the practice. Same day appointments can be booked by calling 902-657-3523 after 2:30 p.m.
The Mental Health Crisis Line operates 24/7 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
*The daytime outpatient services is closed August 5-7, 2020 due to physician availability.
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.