The emergency department is located on the main floor and can be accessed through the rear entrance. 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 throughout the day based on patient needs and preferences. Family and friends may bring food to a patient but should confirm with nursing staff that it does not conflict with any food restrictions.
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
TV and phones are available at no cost.
During your stay at the hospital, you will receive breakfast, lunch and supper daily. Meals are prepared off-site and offer a full range of food services to inpatients.
Spiritual Spaces and Quiet Rooms
There is a family room onsite.
North Cumberland Memorial Hospital is located in Pugwash, Nova Scotia. It provides a variety of health services, including emergency care, to the communities of Pugwash, Wallace, Malagash, Port Howe and surrounding areas.