Well Woman Clinics
Cancer Care

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. 

Location and contact information

Amherst
Dr. Tena Frizzle 
Tel: 902 667-5400 ext 6355 
  • Open to patients with no provider across NS 
  • Your name will be added to a list for spring and fall clinics
  • Patients must call 1-888-480-8588 (or local # 902-473-7438) to request a copy of their Pap history report be sent to Dr. Frizzle’s office via fax @ 902-667-6042.
 
Dr. Halina Bienkowski 
Tel: 902-667-1622 
  • Open to patients with no provider from across NS
 
Annapolis Royal
Annapolis Community Health Centre
Tel: 902-532-2324
  • Open to patients with no provider from within the catchment area
 
Antigonish
Antigonish Women’s Resource Centre/ Lindsay’s Health Centre for Women (1day/wk clinic) 
Tel: 902-318-9984
  • Open to patients with no provider from across NS
  • Patients must call 1 888 480 8588 (or local # 902-473-7438) to request a copy of their Pap history report be sent to the clinic.  
 
Bedford
Bedford Basin Women’s Health Clinic
967 Bedford Highway, Suite 208-B
Tel: 902-444-8726
  • Open to patients with no provider from across Nova Scotia  
 
Berwick
Western Kings Memorial Health Centre
Tel: 902-538-3111 
  • Monthly Pap clinics with female clinician
 
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
Tel: 902-543-4604 ext. 1452 
  • Leave a message, you will receive a call when a clinic is available (may take a couple months) 
 
Canso
Eastern Memorial
Tel: 902-366-2794
  • Ask for Joanne when calling to book
 
Cape Breton
Cancer Screening & Early Detection
Tel: 1-877-794-5427 
  • Open to patients with no provider from across NS
  • Available regularly with a female nurse / doctor
  • PAP Testing, IUD Placement and STI Screening offered
 
Dartmouth
Family Focus, Baker Drive
Tel: 902-420-6060
  • Open to patients with no provider from across NS
  • Available regularly - Schedule of well woman clinic days can be found on the Family Focus website (https://thefamilyfocus.ca/calendar/)
 
Digby
The Leahey Wellness Clinic
Tel: 902.742.1790; toll-free 1-877-742-0085 (request to be transferred to book well woman clinic appointment)
  • Female NP and Female MD, will see patients with no provider or patients with a FD ONLY if they are not comfortable having procedure done by a male MD.
  • PAP & STI testing offered
 
Digby & Area Health Services Center 
Tel: 902-245-1307
  • PAP and STI testing offered
  • Open to patients with no provider from the Digby County area
 
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Cancer Screening & Early Detection
Tel: 1-877-794-5427 
  • Appointments available regularly with female nurse / doctor
  • PAP Testing, IUD Placement and STI Screening offered
  • Open to patients with no provider from across Nova Scotia
 
Greenwood
Greenwood Family Health Clinic
Tel:  902-765-6340
  • Pap tests with female clinicians available by appointment 
  • Patients with no provider are scheduled for a consult appointment prior to testing
  • Francophone clinician available
 
Halifax
Family Focus – Spring Garden Road
Tel: 902-420-2038
  • Open to patients with no provider from across NS
  • Available regularly - Schedule of well woman’s clinic days can be found on the Family Focus website (https://thefamilyfocus.ca/calendar/)
 
Halifax Sexual Health Centre, Bayers Road
Tel: 902-455-9656, Option “0” to book
  • Ongoing appointments available
  • Open to patients with no provider
 
Inverness 
Inverness Cancer Screening & Early Detection
Tel: 1-877-794-5427 5427 
  • Appointments available regularly with female nurse / doctor
  • PAP Testing, IUD Placement and STI Screening offered
  • Open to patients with no provider from across NS
 
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital  
Dr. Monique La France 
Tel: 902.258.3589
 
Kentville
The Red Door 
Tel: 902-679-1411
  • for young women ages 13 to 30
  • Open to patients with no provider from across Nova Scotia
 
Middleton
Middleton Collaborative Practice
Tel: 902-825-1095
  • IUD insertions and PAP Testing 
  • Open to patients with no provider from across Nova Scotia
 
Millbrook
Millbrook Health Centre
Tel: 902-895-9468
  • Available monthly for patients in the Millbrook Community only
 
New Germany (Bridgewater)
New Germany & Area Medical Center
Tel: 902-644-2361
  • By appointment only, press “2” for reception
 
New Waterford 
New Waterford Hospital 
Tel: 1-877-794-5427
  • Appointments available regularly with female nurse / doctor
  • PAP Testing, IUD Placement and STI Screening offered
  • Open to patients with no provider from across Nova Scotia
 
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
Cancer Screening & Early Detection
Phone: 1-877-794-5427
  • Appointments available regularly with female nurse / doctor
  • PAP Testing, IUD Placement and STI Screening offered
  • Open to patients with no provider from across NS
 
Dr. Dorothy McNeil
Northside General Hospital
902 794.5424
 
Pictou
Pictou West Health Centre
Lenora Brace, NP
Tel: 902-485-5416
  • Open to patients with no provider or if uncomfortable with their male provider
  • Patients call 1-888-480-8588 (or local 902-473-7438) to have a copy of their PAP Hx sent to the clinic via fax 1-833-859-4205
 
Pugwash
North Cumberland Memorial Hospital 
Tel: 902-243-2521, option 2 then option 1
  • Open to patients in the catchment area with no provider (or if they have a male provider but aren’t comfortable with them for Pap testing).
 
Sheet Harbour  
Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital (booked via Sexual Health Centre)
Tel: 902-885-3678
  • Available once per year
 
Shelburne
Shelburne Family Practice
Tel: 902-875-2321 
  • Monthly well woman clinic with female nurse practitioner
  • Open to patients with no provider in the Shelburne area 
 
Sherbrooke
St. Mary’s Hospital
Tel: 902-522-2882
  • Clinics held once per year
  • Open to patients in the Sherbrooke area with no provider
 
South Shore Regional Hospital
Tel: 902-543-4604 ext. 1452  
  • Leave a message, you will receive a call when a clinic is available (may take a couple months) 
 
Sydney 
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
Cancer Screening & Early Detection
Tel: 1-877-794-5427
  • Appointments available regularly with female nurse / doctor
  • PAP Testing, IUD Placement and STI Screening offered
  • Open to patients with no provider from across Nova Scotia
 
 
Truro
Truro Sexual Health Centre
Dr. Bauld & Dr. Webster
Tel: 902-956-1550
  • Wednesday evening clinic
  • Open to patients with no provider from across Nova Scotia
 
Waycobah
Waycobah Health Centre
Tel: 902-756-2156
  • Open to patients living in the community with no provider 
 
Windsor 
Hants Community Hospital
Tel: 902-792-2034
  • Have health card # when booking
  • Open to patients with no provider from across Nova Scotia
  • Clinics booked twice monthly
 
Yarmouth
The Leahey Wellness Clinic
Tel: 902-742-1790; toll-free 1-877-742-0085 (request to be transferred to book well woman clinic appointment)
  • Female NP and Female MD, will see patients with no provider or patients with a FD ONLY if they are not comfortable having procedure done by a male MD.
  • PAP & STI testing offered
 
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
Megan LeBlanc, Nurse Practitioner
Phone: (902) 742-3542, extension 1814 
  • Open to patients with no provider from across Nova Scotia

How do access these clinics?

Women interested in learning more should contact a Well Woman Clinic in their area.