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Glace Bay Hospital

Glace Bay Hospital is one of the community hospitals that operate as part of a four hospital complex that includes New Waterford Consolidated, Northside General and the Cape Breton Regional hospitals. As a community hospital, it serves Glace Bay and the surrounding communities.

Contact

Patient Switchboard: 902-849-0600
Administrative Switchboard: 902-849-5511

Visiting Hours

Visitors are welcome between the hours of 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. There are exceptions to visiting hours. Visitor restrictions may vary based on the unit. Please check with nursing staff.

*Learn more about NSH's Family Presence Policy, which welcomes up to two people named by the patient to be their family or primary support person/people.

Parking

A $3 parking fee will be charged when you exit the parking lot. Please make sure you have the correct change before leaving the hospital.

You can buy weekly and monthly parking passes at administrative office on level four. They can be purchased with cash, debit or credit card. The follow rates apply:

  • $15 for a weekly pass
  • $30 for a monthly pass

WiFi and Internet Access

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

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. A TV and phone is 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 Service

TVs are available in most patient rooms. There is a cost to setting up TV services. Please check with your nursing staff.

Phone Service
Bedside phones are also available in most patient rooms. 

To connect your phone service, dial 499 from your bedside telephone and a BellAliant representative will arrange to have your telephone service connected, transferred to another bed, or disconnected.

When you are discharged remember to dial 499 to request that your phone be disconnected so that billing is stopped.

Daily service and connection charges are billed to your BellAliant home telephone account. 

If you are with another provider, BellAliant will create a separate account for the duration of your hospital stay. 

Inpatients 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. Please check with nursing staff if you have any questions about ordering your food.

Cafeteria and Vending Machines

Cafeteria, basement level
Hours of operation:
Monday to Friday: 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.; 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.; and 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m

Spiritual Spaces and Quiet Rooms

There is a chapel located on the fourth floor.
 

Blood Collection Location

Emergency Care Site

sat May 18 Closed
sun May 19 Closed
mon May 20 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
tue May 21 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
wed May 22 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
thu May 23 Closed
fri May 24 Closed

The emergency department is located at the front of the hospital. 

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, Programs and Services

Electrocardiogram (ECG/EKG)

Offered at 26 locations

NOTICE: Appointment booking for ECGs/EKGs will be unavailable Wednesday, May 15 from 0000 – 0600 for routine IT updates. Thank you for your patience and we apologize for any inconvenience...

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Buchanan Memorial Community Health Centre

General inquiries:
Tel: 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

Occupational Therapy

Offered at 33 locations

Occupational Therapists work at most sites within the Nova Scotia Health Authority. These therapists work in both mental health and physical medicine settings. Therapists/assistants work with inpatients and outpatients in...

Buchanan Memorial Community Health Centre

sat May 18 Unavailable
sun May 19 Unavailable
mon May 20 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
tue May 21 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
wed May 22 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
thu May 23 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
fri May 24 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Tel: 902-336-2200x241
Fax: 902-336-2292

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery (OMF)

Offered at 6 locations

The Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMF) provides surgery to treat a wide variety of diseases, injuries and defects in the head, neck, face and jaws.

Various types of

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The majority of patients are seen initially for a consultation appointment only. Following the consult, a decision is made regarding the necessity and timing of surgery.

Patients must be referred by a physician or dentist to be seen in the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery clinic.

Referrals must include the patient’s name, date of birth, health card number/expiry date, phone numbers for day and evening and a complete mailing address with postal code.

Referral forms may be mailed, faxed or emailed to: 
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 
Victoria General Hospital 
1276 South Park Street 
Halifax, Nova Scotia 
B3H 2Y9 
Fax: 902-473-6855 
Email: omfsbooking@cdha.nshealth.ca

Contact:

Tel: 902-473-2070 
Fax: 902-473-6855 

Physiotherapy

Offered at 40 locations

Physiotherapy is the health care profession dedicated to enhancing and restoring your mobility through a variety of hands-on treatments, education and exercise prescription.

Physiotherapists are university-educated experts who can help...

Buchanan Memorial Community Health Centre

sat May 18 Unavailable
sun May 19 Unavailable
mon May 20 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
tue May 21 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
wed May 22 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
thu May 23 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
fri May 24 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Contact us for more information on how to access physiotherapy at this location.

Tel: 902-336-2200 x 241
Fax: 902-336-2292

Ultrasound

Offered at 21 locations

Ultrasounds are used to view and take pictures of the organs inside your body. It uses high-frequency sound waves which cannot be heard. These sound waves bounce off of tissues...

sat May 18 Closed
sun May 19 Closed
mon May 20 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
tue May 21 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
wed May 22 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
thu May 23 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
fri May 24 7:30 am - 4:00 pm

A referral from your primary care provider is required to access this service.

Contact:

Tel: 902-473-3618

X-Ray

Offered at 41 locations

NOTICE: Appointment booking for X-Ray will be unavailable Wednesday, May 15 from 0000 – 0600 for routine IT updates. Thank you for your patience and we apologize for any inconvenience...

Buchanan Memorial Community Health Centre

sat May 18 Unavailable
sun May 19 Unavailable
mon May 20 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
tue May 21 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
wed May 22 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
thu May 23 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
fri May 24 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

A referral (requisition) from your primary care provider and an appointment are required for an x-ray.

General inquiries:
Tel: 902-336-2200 x 243

Patients with requisitions for general x-rays can book an appointment at this location online at https://booking.nshealth.ca or call 902-473-7771 or toll-free at 1-833-952-2782, Monday to Friday, between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. to schedule an appointment.

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