Buchanan Memorial Community Health Centre
Buchanan Memorial: Buchanan Memorial

32610 Cabot Trail
Neils Harbour, NS B0C 1N0

Administrative Switchboard: 902-336-2200

More about this location


The emergency department located at the front of the hospital and is open 24 hours a day. 

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

Visiting Hours

Visitors are welcome daily between the hours of 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. according to patient preference and care needs.


Free parking.

WiFi and Internet Access

There is free public Wifi. To request access, send an email to wifi@cbdha.nshealth.ca requesting connection information. There will be an automated reply with the information required.

Inpatient Rooms

We want your stay with us to be 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.

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.

Room Types

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 - Includes four beds (separated by curtains) and one washroom.

TV and Phone Services

During your stay, you have the option to get your TV hooked up at no cost. There are also portable phones onsite.  

Inpatient Meals

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. 

Spiritual Spaces and Quiet Rooms

The chapel is located on the nursing unit. 


Buchanan Memorial Community Health Centre is a short-term care facility located in Neil’s Harbour. It serves the communities of Neil’s Harbor, Dingwall, Bay St Lawrence, Meat Cove, Ingonish and surrounding areas.