The emergency department is located off the main entrance of the hospital. The department is open 24 hours, 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 anytime according to patient preference and care needs.
WiFi and Internet Access
Free WiFi is available in all inpatient care areas.
Semi-private and Private Rooms in Nova Scotia Hospitals
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 cable are provided free of charge in all patient rooms.
Bedside phone service is available in all patient rooms. There is a fee for this service.
To request phone service, patients can pick up their bedside phone and will automatically be connected to a Bell representative. Billing is coordinated through the individual and charges are billed directly to the patient.
Cell phones and other wireless devices may be used in some areas of the hospital. Please look for signs before using your device. For the safety of patients, please turn off your cell phone when you are not in a cell phone-friendly area.
During your stay at the hospital, you will receive breakfast, lunch and supper daily. Meals are served at approximately 8 a.m., noon and 5 p.m.
If you follow a special diet or have food-related allergies or sensitivities, let us know when you arrive.
Spiritual Spaces and Quiet Rooms
Staff can help families or patients contact a Chaplain. There is a palliative care family room located onsite.
St. Mary's Memorial Hospital was founded in 1949 and is located in Sherbrooke, Guysborough County. Located 70 KM from St. Martha's Regional Hospital, St. Mary's Memorial Hospital is offers a number of health programs and services for residents in the local communities.