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The emergency department is located at the side of the hospital. 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
Visitors are welcome from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. according to patient preference and care needs. Please check with nursing staff, if you want to visit outside of the standard visiting hours.
WiFi and Internet Access
There is free public Wifi. To request access, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org requesting connection information. There will be an automated reply with the information required.
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.
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 TVs available for all inpatient beds at no cost. Bedside phones are available to rent available at a cost of $1.15 per day.
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. Meals are ordered from a standard menu.
Spiritual Spaces and Quiet Rooms
The chapel is located past nursing station and after the patient lounge.
Sacred Heart Community Health Centre is an short-term treatment facility located in the village of Cheticamp. As a community health centre, it serves the communities of Cheticamp, Margaree and surrounding areas.