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Sacred Heart Community Health Centre

Sacred Heart Community Health Centre is a short-term treatment facility located in the Village of Cheticamp. As a community health centre, it serves the communities of Cheticamp, Margaree and surrounding areas.

Contact

902-224-4000

Visiting Hours

Visitors are welcome from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. according to patient preference and care needs. 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.

Parking

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.

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.

TV and Phone in your Room

There are TVs available for all inpatient beds at no cost. Bedside phones are available to rent available at a cost of $1.15 per day.

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. Meals are ordered from a standard menu.

Spiritual Spaces and Quiet Rooms

The chapel is located past nursing station and after the patient lounge.

Diabetes Centre

Public Health Office

Specimen Testing Dropoff Site

Blood Collection Location

sun Closed
mon 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
tue 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
wed 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
thu 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
fri 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
sat 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 902-563-8545 or toll free 1-833-395-1440 from  8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday to Friday (excluding holidays).

Emergency Care Site

sat May 25 Open 24 hours
sun May 26 Open 24 hours
mon May 27 Open 24 hours
tue May 28 Open 24 hours
wed May 29 Open 24 hours
thu May 30 Open 24 hours
fri May 31 Open 24 hours

The emergency department is located at the side of the hospital. 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, Programs and Services

Electrocardiogram (ECG/EKG)

Offered at 26 locations

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

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Cape Breton Regional Hospital

General inquiries:
Tel: 902-567-7922

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...

Cape Breton Regional Hospital

sat May 25 Unavailable
sun May 26 Unavailable
mon May 27 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
tue May 28 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
wed May 29 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
thu May 30 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
fri May 31 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Tel: 902-567-7748
Fax: 902-567-7986

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...

Cape Breton Regional Hospital

sat May 25 Unavailable
sun May 26 Unavailable
mon May 27 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
tue May 28 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
wed May 29 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
thu May 30 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
fri May 31 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

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

Tel: 902-567-7748
Fax: 902-567-7986

X-Ray

Offered at 41 locations

An x-ray takes images of internal body structures (bones and soft tissue) to help see an injury or disease. The x-ray using energy sources such as the high frequency electromagnetic...

Cape Breton Regional Hospital

sat May 25 Unavailable
sun May 26 Unavailable
mon May 27 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
tue May 28 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
wed May 29 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
thu May 30 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
fri May 31 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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

General inquiries:
Tel: 902-567-7778

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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