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Roseway Hospital

Roseway Hospital provides health care services to about 15,000 Shelburne County residents.


Patient Switchboard: 902-875-2696
Administrative Switchboard: 902-875-3011

Visiting Hours

Visitors are welcome daily between 1 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Please check with nursing staff, if you want to visit outside of the standard visiting hours. 

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


A $4 parking fee will be charged when you exit the hospital parking lot. Please make sure you have correct change before leaving the hospital. Monthly parking passes are available and can be paid with credit or debit. 

WiFi and Internet Access

Free public Wifi.

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 Service

Bedside TV rental is available. The cost is $11 + tax per day. If you have requested a private or semi private room, the cost of the TV services will be covered. There is information provided in your room to set up your TV.

Phone Service

Bedside telephone service is available. There is a connection fee for this service and you will also be charged a daily rate and will be billed for any long distance calls. To set up your phone service, dial 899 from your bedside phone

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.

Cafeteria and Vending Machines

Cafeteria, level 2
Monday to Friday: noon to 1 p.m. 
Weekends and holidays: closed 

Gift Shop

Gift shop, main lobby
Monday to Friday: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Spiritual Spaces & Quiet Rooms

An inter-faith chapel located on second level.    

Bank Machines

A bank machine and a changed machine are located in the main lobby.

Service Statuses

(Shelburne, NS)

Emergency Department

Roseway Hospital, Shelburne, emergency department is closed at 7 a.m. Monday, May 20 and is closed Tuesday. It re-opens Wednesday May 22 at 8 a.m. 

Drop in Mobile Primary Care clinics will be at the Shelburne Family Practice, 1606 Lake Road:

Saturday, May 25 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Saturday, June 1 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Visit: Mobile Clinics 

Specimen Testing Dropoff Site

Water Testing Dropoff Site

sun May 19 Closed
mon May 20 8:00 am - 11:30 am
tue May 21 8:00 am - 11:30 am
wed May 22 8:00 am - 11:30 am
thu May 23 8:00 am - 11:30 am
fri May 24 Closed
sat May 25 Closed

(902) 875-3011

Water samples must be collected the same morning as drop-off and not the evening before using the water testing bottle and requisition provided by NS Health. 

Sample Bottle Pick-Up for Water Testing

Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 

Blood Collection Location

sun May 19 Closed
mon May 20 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
tue May 21 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
wed May 22 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
thu May 23 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
fri May 24 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
sat May 25 Closed

Closed for holidays.

Appointments are required for blood collection service.

If you have a referral, you may book an appointment for blood collection at this location anytime online or by calling toll-free 1-833-998-2722 from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday to Friday (excluding holidays).

Emergency Care Site

sun May 19 8:45 am - 12:00 am
mon May 20 12:00 am - 7:00 am
tue May 21 Closed
wed May 22 8:00 am - 12:00 am
thu May 23 Open 24 hours
fri May 24 Open 24 hours
sat May 25 Open 24 hours

The emergency department is located through the main hospital entrance. 

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.

Public Health Office

Clinics, Programs and Services

Cardiovascular Clinic

Offered at 4 locations

The cardiovascular clinic (Yarmouth Regional Hospital, Digby Hospital, Roseway Hospital) in South West Health aims to work with people who have experienced stroke, TIA (transient ischemic attack), and myocardial infarction...


Contact the clinic directly at 902-742-3542x1460 or have your family physician refer you.

The clinic is for anyone who has suffered a stroke, heart attack, angina or TIA (transient ischemic attack) and lives in the areas of Digby, Shelburne or Yarmouth. The health event may have occurred recently or many months or years ago.

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...


General inquiries:
Tel: 902-679-3819 

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

Live and Learn (Cardiovascular Health Educational Class)

Offered at 4 locations

A program for persons with history of stroke, heart attack, TIA (mini-stroke), angina or risk factors for stroke and heart attack. Persons can register for this free 2-hour class offered...


You have to be a patient of the of the Cardiovascular Clinic to take these classes, and pre registration is required.  Call 902-742-3542x1460 to register.


Tel: 902-742-3542x1460

Nutrition Education and Counselling (Dietitians)

Offered at 22 locations

The following lists include some of the programs that are led by clinical dietitians. Please note that programs may vary by location. Please contact one of the locations listed below...

sun May 19 Closed
mon May 20 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
tue May 21 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
wed May 22 Closed
thu May 23 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
fri May 24 Closed
sat May 25 Closed


  • Outpatinet Clinical Nutrition Dietitian - 902-752-7600 ext. 2119
  • Inpatinet Dietitian - 902-752-7600 ext. 2117
  • Diabetes Clinic Dietitian - 902-752-7600 ext. 4700
  • Orthopedic Assessment Unit Dietitian - 902-752-7600 ext. 1194.

Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) Program

Offered at 21 locations

Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SANEs) are registered nurses who have completed specialized education and clinical preparation in medical forensic care for patients who have experienced sexual assault or abuse. Delivered...

SANE services are supportive, nonjudgmental and confidential. SANE care can be provided to you by doing one of the following:

  • Go to any open emergency department. At those centres where SANE Program response is provided, the staff will call the SANE. At other locations, staff will coordinate care or provide information regarding nearest SANE response site.
  • Call local police or RCMP
  • Through your primary health care provider
  • Call the SANE 24 hour response line for this area at 1-877-880-SANE (7263)

Well Woman Clinics

Offered at 27 locations

Well Woman Clinics offer a variety of health-related services and health education, delivered by a female doctor or nurse. The services and days and hours of operation vary by clinic.

Open to patients with no provider from across Nova Scotia

Call 902-825-5206


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...

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
sat May 25 Unavailable

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

General inquiries:
Tel: 902-752-7600 x 2920

Patients with requisitions for general x-rays can book an appointment at this location online at 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.

Service Statuses

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