Electrocardiogram (ECG/EKG)

The ECG/EKG is an abbreviation for electrocardiogram.  It is a simple and painless test that checks your heart rhythm and electrical activity.

Location and Contact Information

All Saints Springhill Hospital
10 Princess Street (DIRECTIONS)
Springhill, NS B0M 1X0
902–597–7128

A referral (requisition) from your doctor and an appointment are required for an EKG.
Patients with requisitions for EKGs can book an appointment at this location online at https://booking.nshealth.ca

Annapolis Community Health Centre
821 St. George St (DIRECTIONS)
Annapolis Royal, NS B0S 1A0
902-679-3819

Buchanan Memorial Community Health Centre 
32610 Cabot Trail (DIRECTIONS)
Neils Harbour, NS B0C 1N0
902-336-2169

A referral (requisition) from your doctor and an appointment are required for an EKG.
Patients with requisitions for EKGs can book an appointment at this location online at https://booking.nshealth.ca

Cape Breton Regional Hospital
1482 George St. (DIRECTIONS)
Sydney, NS B1P 1P3
902-567-7922

Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
19428 Nova Scotia Trunk 2 (DIRECTIONS)
Amherst, NS B4H 3Y4
902-667-5267

Digby General Hospital
75 Warwick St (DIRECTIONS)
Digby, NS B0V 1A0
1-877-742-2571 

A referral (requisition) from your doctor and an appointment are required for an EKG.
Patients with requisitions for EKGs can book an appointment at this location online at https://booking.nshealth.ca

Eastern Memorial Hospital
1746 Union Street (DIRECTIONS)
Canso, NS B0H 1H0
902-366-2794

A referral (requisition) from your doctor and an appointment are required for an EKG.
Patients with requisitions for EKGs can book an appointment at this location online at https://booking.nshealth.ca

Glace Bay Hospital
300 South St. (DIRECTIONS)
Glace Bay, NS B2A 3M4
902-842-2834

Guysborough Memorial Hospital
10560 Route 16 (DIRECTIONS)
Guysborough Co., NS B0H 1H0
902-533-3702
Hours
Monday to Friday: 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
39 James Street (DIRECTIONS)
Inverness, NS B0E 1N0
902-258-1922

Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital
110 Blair Ave (DIRECTIONS)
Tatamagouche NS B0K 1V0
902-657-2382

A referral (requisition) from your doctor and an appointment are required for an EKG.
Patients with requisitions for EKGs can book an appointment at this location online at https://booking.nshealth.ca

New Waterford Hospital
716 King St. (DIRECTIONS)
New Waterford, NS B1H 3Z5

North Cumberland Memorial Hospital
260 Gulf Shore Road (DIRECTIONS)
Pugwash, NS B0K 1L0
902-243-2521

A referral (requisition) from your doctor and an appointment are required for an EKG.
Patients with requisitions for EKGs can book an appointment at this location online at https://booking.nshealth.ca

Northside General Hospital
520 Purves St. (DIRECTIONS)
North Sydney, NS B2A 3M4
902-794-8974   

Roseway Hospital
1606 Lake Rd (DIRECTIONS)
Shelburne, NS B0T 1W0
1-877-742-2571 

A referral (requisition) from your doctor and an appointment are required for an EKG.
Patients with requisitions for EKGs can book an appointment at this location online at https://booking.nshealth.ca

Sacred Heart Community Health Centre 
15102 Cabot Trail (DIRECTIONS)
Cheticamp, NS B0E 1H0
902-224-4011

A referral (requisition) from your doctor and an appointment are required for an EKG.
Patients with requisitions for EKGs can book an appointment at this location online at https://booking.nshealth.ca

Soldiers Memorial Hospital
462 Main St (DIRECTIONS)
Middleton, NS B0S 1P0
902-679-3819 

South Cumberland Community Care Centre
50 Jenks Ave (DIRECTIONS)
Parrsboro, NS B0M 1S0
902-254-2540

A referral (requisition) from your doctor and an appointment are required for an EKG.
Patients with requisitions for EKGs can book an appointment at this location online at https://booking.nshealth.ca

South Shore Regional Hospital
90 Glen Allen Drive (DIRECTIONS)
Bridgewater NS B4V 3S6
902-527-5206

St. Mary's Memorial Hospital 
91 Hospital Road (DIRECTIONS)
Sherbrooke, NS B0J 3CO
902-522-2882

A referral (requisition) from your doctor and an appointment are required for an EKG.
Patients with requisitions for EKGs can book an appointment at this location online at https://booking.nshealth.ca

Hours
Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Strait Richmond Hospital
138 Hospital Road (DIRECTIONS)
Evanston, NS B0E 1J0
902-625-3100

A referral (requisition) from your doctor and an appointment are required for an EKG.
Patients with requisitions for EKGs can book an appointment at this location online at https://booking.nshealth.ca

Valley Regional Hospital
150 Exhibition St (DIRECTIONS)
Kentville, NS B4N 5E3
902-679-3819

Victoria County Memorial Hospital 
30 Old Margaree Road (DIRECTIONS)
Baddeck, NS B0E 1B0
902-295-2112

A referral (requisition) from your doctor and an appointment are required for an EKG.
Patients with requisitions for EKGs can book an appointment at this location online at https://booking.nshealth.ca

Yarmouth Regional Hospital
60 Vancouver St (DIRECTIONS)
Yarmouth, NS B5A 2P5
1-877-742-2571

How do I get an appointment?

A referral (requisition) from your doctor is required. See the locations listed above for how to book an appointment as site booking may vary.

How do I prepare for my appointment?

 No preparation is required.

What can I expect at my appointment?

Electrodes are placed on the skin to detect the electrical signals produced by the heart.

What happens after the appointment is complete?

The ECG/EKG is then reported by a Cardiologist/Internist and the report is sent to your doctor.