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Buchanan Memorial Community Health Centre

Buchanan Memorial Community Health Centre is a short-term care facility located in Neil’s Harbour. It serves the communities of Neil’s Harbor, Dingwall, Bay St Lawrence, Meat Cove, Ingonish and surrounding areas.

Visiting Hours

Please note: There are currently visitor restrictions in place due to COVID-19. Please visit… for up-to-date information.

Visitors are welcome daily between the hours of 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. according to patient preference and care needs.

*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.


Free parking.

WiFi and Internet Access

There is free public Wifi. To request access, send an email to requesting connection information. There will be an automated reply with the information required.

Spiritual Spaces and Quiet Rooms

The chapel is located on the nursing unit.

Blood Collection Location

Specimen Testing Dropoff Site

Emergency Care Site

sat Dec 9 Open 24 hours
sun Dec 10 Open 24 hours
mon Dec 11 Open 24 hours
tue Dec 12 Open 24 hours
wed Dec 13 Open 24 hours
thu Dec 14 Open 24 hours
fri Dec 15 Open 24 hours

The emergency department is located at the front of the hospital and is open 24 hours a day.

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.

Mobile Primary Care Units

sat Dec 9 not available
sun Dec 10 not available
mon Dec 11 not available
tue Dec 12 not available
wed Dec 13 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
thu Dec 14 not available
fri Dec 15 not available

Appointments are required for this clinic. Please call 1-902-285-4297. Phone lines open at 1:30 on Monday, December 11 for same-day appointment booking. 

Public Health Office

Clinics, Programs and Services

Electrocardiogram (ECG/EKG)

Offered at 25 locations

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

How do I cancel/change my appointment? 

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General inquiries:
Tel: 1-877-742-2571

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

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...

sat Dec 9 Unavailable
sun Dec 10 Unavailable
mon Dec 11 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
tue Dec 12 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
wed Dec 13 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
thu Dec 14 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
fri Dec 15 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Tel: 902-742-3542
Fax: 902-749-0759


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 Dec 9 Unavailable
sun Dec 10 Unavailable
mon Dec 11 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
tue Dec 12 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
wed Dec 13 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
thu Dec 14 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
fri Dec 15 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


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...

Auxiliaries and Foundations

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