X-Ray

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 radiation. 

There are many different types of x-rays. Please read the preparation instructions provided to you. 

More about this service

Location, hours and contact information

Please note:  X-ray walk-in service is suspended at all sites across Nova Scotia Health. Patients requiring an x-ray should phone the local number listed below to make an appointment for your x-ray. Some locations also have online appointment booking available. 

Aberdeen Hospital (New Glasgow)
Tel: 902-752-7600 ext 2920
Hours
Monday to Friday: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

A referral (requisition) from your doctor and an appointment are required for an x-ray.
​Patients with requisitions for general x-rays can book an appointment at this location online at https://booking.nshealth.ca

All Saints Springhill Hospital (Springhill)
Tel: 902-597-7128
Hours
Monday to Friday: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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

Annapolis Community Health Centre (Annapolis Royal)
General inquiries:
Tel: 902-532-2381

A referral (requisition) from your doctor and an appointment are required for an x-ray.
Patients with requisitions for general x-rays can book an appointment at this location online at https://booking.nshealth.ca or can call 902-679-3819 ext. 5 

Hours
Monday to Friday: 8 a.m. to noon, 1 to 4 p.m.

Buchanan Memorial Community Health Centre (Neil's Harbour)
Tel: 902-336-2200 ext 243
Hours
Monday to Friday: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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

Cape Breton Regional Hospital (Sydney)
Tel: 902-567-7778
Hours
Monday to Friday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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

Cobequid Community Health Centre (Lower Sackville)
General inquiries:
Tel: 902-869-6125

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

Hours
Monday to Friday: 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Colchester East Hants Health Centre (Truro)
Tel: 902-893-5532
Hours 
Monday to Friday: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

A referral (requisition) from your doctor and an appointment are required for an x-ray.
​Patients with requisitions for general x-rays can book an appointment at this location online at https://booking.nshealth.ca

Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre (Amherst)
Tel: 902-667-5400 ext 6156
Hours
Monday to Friday: 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

A referral (requisition) from your doctor and an appointment are required for an x-ray.
​Patients with requisitions for general x-rays can book an appointment at this location online at https://booking.nshealth.ca

Dartmouth General Hospital (Dartmouth)
General inquiries:
Tel: 902-465-8318

A referral (requisition) from your doctor and an appointment are required for an x-ray.
Patients with requisitions for general x-rays can book an appointment at this location online at https://booking.nshealth.ca or can 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.  

Hours
Monday to Friday: 3 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Dickson Building (Halifax)
General inquiries:
Tel: 902-473-7770
Must be at least 16 years old 

A referral (requisition) from your doctor and an appointment are required for an x-ray.
Patients with requisitions for general x-rays can 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.  

Hours
Monday to Friday: 7:30 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.

Digby General Hospital (Digby)
General inquiries:
Tel: 1-877-742-2571

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

Hours
Monday to Thursday: 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Eastern Kings Memorial Community Health Centre (Wolfville)
General inquiries:
Tel: 902-542-2266

A referral (requisition) from your doctor and an appointment are required for an x-ray.
Patients with requisitions for general x-rays can book an appointment at this location online at https://booking.nshealth.ca, or can call 902-679-3819, ext. 5 

Hours
Tuesdays, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm

Eastern Memorial Hospital (Canso)
Tel: 902-366-2794

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

Hours
Monday to Friday: 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital (Sheet Harbour)
General inquiries:
Tel: 902-885-2554

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

Patients with requisitions for general x-rays can book an appointment at this location online at https://booking.nshealth.ca or can 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.  

Hours
Monday to Friday: 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Fishermen’s Memorial Hospital (Lunenburg)
General inquiries:
Tel: 902-634-8807 ext. 1713106

A referral (requisition) from your doctor and an appointment are required for an x-ray.
Patients with requisitions for general x-rays can book an appointment at this location online at https://booking.nshealth.ca or can call 902-527-5227
Hours
Monday to Friday: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Glace Bay Hospital (Glace Bay)
Tel: 902-842-2832
Hours
Monday to Friday: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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

Guysborough Memorial Hospital (Guysborough)
Tel: 902-533-3702
Hours
Monday to Friday: 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

A referral (requisition) from your doctor and an appointment are required for an x-ray.
​Patients with requisitions for general x-rays can book an appointment at this location online at https://booking.nshealth.ca

Halifax Infirmary (Halifax)
General inquiries:
Tel: 902-473-4276

Hours
Monday to Friday: 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Hants Community Hospital (Windsor)
General inquiries:
Tel: 902-792-2076

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

Hours
Monday to Friday: 7:15 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital (Inverness)
Tel: 902-258-1922
Hours
Monday to Friday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

A referral (requisition) from your doctor and an appointment are required for an x-ray.
​Patients with requisitions for general x-rays can book an appointment at this location online at https://booking.nshealth.ca

Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital (Tatamagouche)
Tel: 902-657-2382

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

Hours
Monday to Friday: 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Musquodoboit Valley Memorial Hospital (Middle Musquodoboit)
General inquiries:
Tel: 902-384-2220

A referral (requisition) from your doctor and an appointment are required for an x-ray.
Patients with requisitions for general x-rays can book an appointment at this location online at https://booking.nshealth.ca or can 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.  

Hours
Mon/Wed/Fri: 9:00 a.m. to 1 p.m.​

New Waterford Consolidated Hospital (New Waterford)
Tel: 902-592-3320
Hours
Monday to Friday: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

A referral (requisition) from your doctor and an appointment are required for an x-ray.
​Patients with requisitions for general x-rays can book an appointment at this location online at https://booking.nshealth.ca

North Cumberland Memorial Hospital (Pugwash)
Tel: 902-243-2521 ext 1
Hours
Monday to Friday: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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

Northside General Hospital (North Sydney)
Tel: 902-794-5409
Hours
Monday to Friday: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

A referral (requisition) from your doctor and an appointment are required for an x-ray.
​Patients with requisitions for general x-rays can book an appointment at this location online at https://booking.nshealth.ca

Queens General Hospital (Liverpool)
General inquiries:
Tel: 902-354 3173

A referral (requisition) from your doctor and an appointment are required for an x-ray.
Patients with requisitions for general x-rays can book an appointment at this location online at https://booking.nshealth.ca or call 902-527-5227

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

Roseway Hospital (Shelburne)
General inquiries:
Tel: 1-877-742-2571

A referral (requisition) from your doctor and an appointment are required for an x-ray.
Patients with requisitions for general x-rays can book an appointment at this location online at https://booking.nshealth.ca or call 1-877-742-2571

Hours
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday:  8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Thursday, Friday: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Sacred Heart Community Health Centre (Cheticamp)
Tel: 902-224-4011

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

Hours
Monday to Thursday: 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Friday: 7:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Soldiers Memorial Hospital (Middleton)
General inquiries:
Tel: 902-825-3411

A referral (requisition) from your doctor and an appointment are required for an x-ray.
​Patients with requisitions for general x-rays can book an appointment at this location online at https://booking.nshealth.ca or call 902-679-3819 ext. 5 

Hours
Sunday to Saturday: 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 to 3:30 p.m.

South Cumberland Community Care Centre (Parrsboro)
Tel: 902-254-2540 ext 1

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

Hours
Tuesday and Thursday: 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

South Shore Regional Hospital (Bridgewater)
General inquiries:
Tel: 902-527 5227

A referral (requisition) from your doctor and an appointment are required for an x-ray.
​Patients with requisitions for general x-rays can book an appointment at this location online at https://booking.nshealth.ca or call 902-527-5227

Hours
Monday to Friday: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
​*walk-in service only available from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

St. Martha’s Regional Hospital (Antigonish)
Tel: 902-867-4500 ext 4524
Hours
Monday to Friday: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

A referral (requisition) from your doctor and an appointment are required for an x-ray.
​Patients with requisitions for general x-rays can book an appointment at this location online at https://booking.nshealth.ca

St. Mary’s Memorial Hospital (Sherbrooke, Guysborough Co.)
Tel: 902-522-2882

A referral (requisition) from your doctor and an appointment are required for an x-ray.
Patients with requisitions for general x-rays 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 (Cleveland, Richmond Co.)
Tel: 902-625-3100
Hours
Monday to Friday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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

Twin Oaks Memorial Hospital (Musquodoboit Harbour)
General inquiries:
Tel: 902-889-2200

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

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

Valley Regional Hospital (Kentville)
General inquiries:
Tel: 902-679-3819  ext 2

A referral (requisition) from your doctor and an appointment are required for an x-ray.
​Patients with requisitions for general x-rays can book an appointment at this location online at https://booking.nshealth.ca or call 902-679-3819 ext. 5 

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

Victoria Building - QEII (Halifax)
General inquiries:
Tel: 902-473-7770

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

Hours
Monday to Friday: 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Victoria County Memorial Hospital (Baddeck)
Tel: 902-295-2718

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

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

Western Kings Memorial Health Centre (Berwick)
General inquries:
Tel: 902-538-7653

Patients with requisitions for general x-rays can call 902-679-3819 ext. 5 

Hours
Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 8 a.m. to noon, 1 to 4 p.m.

Yarmouth Regional Hospital (Yarmouth)
General inquiries:
Tel: 1-877-742-2571

A referral (requisition) from your doctor and an appointment are required for an x-ray.
​Patients with requisitions for general x-rays can book an appointment at this location online at https://booking.nshealth.ca or call 1-877-742-2571

Hours
Monday to Friday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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 cancel/change my appointment? 

If you booked online click the link in your confirmation email that reads, “Click here to cancel or reschedule your appointment.”

If you did not book online, phone the location at which you booked your appointment, to reschedule. Contact numbers are listed in the section above titled Location, hours and contact information.

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