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Halifax Infirmary

The Halifax Infirmary is home to the Charles V. Keating Emergency and Trauma Centre. It also houses a number of inpatient units, general surgery, vascular surgery, cardiovascular surgery, orthopedic surgery and outpatient clinics. Registration for outpatient clinics is located at the Robie Street Lobby, 1799 Robie Street.

There are two entrances to the Halifax Infirmary.

  1. 1799 Robie St.
  2. 1796 Summer St.

Contact

Patient Switchboard: 902-473-1510
Administrative Switchboard: 902-473-2700

Visiting Hours

Visitors are welcome throughout the day, except during a rest period between 2:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.

*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

The Halifax Infirmary has two parkades.  One can be entered from the Robie St. side, the other is across the street from the Summer St. entrance.

You can pay the parking fee at the machines inside the hospital before you leave. The machine accepts cash or a credit card. The following fees apply: 

  • $3 per hour for the first two hours
  • $2.50 for the third hour
  • $2 for each additional hour
  • There is a maximum daily rate for $14.50

There is also a parking lot with meters further south from the entrance on Summer St.

Free Shuttle Service

Patients and families who are mobile and need transportation between the Victoria General (VG) and Halifax Infirmary (HI) sites are welcome to take the QEII shuttle.

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

During your stay in hospital, you have the option of activating your bedside phone service. 

TV Service 
Bedside TV service is available at no charge if you request, receive and pay for a private or semi-private room either personally or by using your private health insurance.  If you do not have private health insurance, the following rates apply:

  • Premium TV: $12.45 per day plus taxes

Please note: A portion of the revenues generated is returned to the hospital to help fund various hospital improvements.

 How to set up bedside TV service

  • To activate your television, just dial 2999 from your bedside telephone.
  • A customer service representative is available every day between 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. to address any questions or concerns, receive cash payment and process your request.

Phone Service

How to connect, transfer or disconnect your phone
  • Dial 499 from your bedside phone and a BellAliant representative will arrange to have your telephone service connected, transferred to another bed, or disconnected.
  • BellAliant’s office is open seven days a week (except holidays), 8:15 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.
  • If you have questions about the service, please call 1-800-760-8969  . 
  • When you are discharged remember to dial 499 to request that your phone be disconnected so that billing is stopped.
  • If you forget to request your hospital phone disconnected before discharged to home, call 1-800-760-8969   Monday to Sunday between 8:15 a.m. and 4:45 p.m. including holidays to arrange disconnection.
Service & Connection Rates
  • There is a $10 connection charge to set up in-hospital phone service. 
  • The following fees also apply: 
    • $3.99 for the first 30 days 
    • $2.00  for each day after 30 days 
Billing
  • Daily service and connection charges are billed to your BellAliant home telephone account. 
  • If you are with another provider, BellAliant will create a separate account for the duration of your hospital stay. 
  • Your bill can be paid the same way you would pay any other BellAliant bill.

Inpatient Meals

During your stay at the hospital, you will receive breakfast, lunch and supper daily.  You can choose from a variety of options each day. The menus typically include: 

  • Breakfast: An assortment of homemade muffins, hot and cold cereals, yogurt and fruit, coffee or tea. 
  • Lunch: Choose from soup and sandwiches, mixed vegetables, pasta and casseroles, including dessert of fresh fruit or a sweet. 
  • Supper: Options include meat, fish, potatoes and vegetables.   

 If you follow a special diet or have food-related allergies or sensitivities, let us know when you arrive.

The procedure for ordering meals will be further discussed on admission by dietetic technicians. If you need help filling out your menu, or feel you or your family member may be unable fill out the menus daily, please talk to the dietetic technicians. 

Cafeteria and Coffee Shops

Summer Savory Restaurant, level 2, Halifax Infirmary building
Hours of Operation:
Monday to Friday: 7:30 a.m. to  7 p.m.
Weekends and Holidays:  8:00 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Starbucks, level 4, Halifax Infirmary, Robie Street Lobby
Hours of Operation:
Monday to Friday: 6:30 a.m. to 1 a.m.
Weekends and Holidays: 7 a.m. to 1 a.m.

Pharmacy

Shoppers Drug Mart, Halifax Infirmary, Robie St. lobby
Hours of Operation:
Monday to Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Bank Machines

There are two other bank machines located in the Halifax Infirmary building. One is located in Summer street lobby, and the other is located in the Robie street lobby.

Spiritual Spaces and Quiet Rooms

Place of prayer and meditation 
First floor of Halifax Infirmary Room 1211

Weekday Mass
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday at Noon
First floor of Halifax Infirmary Room 1211

Services
Veterans Memorial Building - Chapel, Main Floor

  • Sundays at 9:45 a.m. - Interdenominational Worship
  • Sundays at 10:30 a.m. - Roman Catholic Eucharist

Spiritual care 
Requests for spiritual care can be made by patients, family member and/or any member of the inter-disciplinary health care team.  Call 902-473-4055 from 8a.m. to 4p.m. For after hours urgent matters, call 902-473-2220 and ask for pager 2494.

Places to Stay Nearby

If you are from outside the Halifax area and need a place to stay, there are not-for-profit lodgings located near the QEII site that specialize in accommodations for patients and families

Halifax Haven Guest Home
5897 Inglis St.
902-421-1650

Point Pleasant Lodge 
1121 South Park St.
902-421-1599

The Lodge that Gives (The Cancer Lodge)
5826 South St.
902-420-1849 

Learn More

Emergency Care Site

sat May 18 Open 24 hours
sun May 19 Open 24 hours
mon May 20 Open 24 hours
tue May 21 Open 24 hours
wed May 22 Open 24 hours
thu May 23 Open 24 hours
fri May 24 Open 24 hours

The emergency department is located at the Robie St. entrance of the Halifax Infirmary (1799 Robie St.). 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.     

You can also find estimated wait times for the Halifax Infirmary and other select locations:

NSH Emergency Department wait times

Blood Collection Location

Clinics, Programs and Services

Acute Stroke Team - Halifax Infirmary

Offered at 1 location

The Acute Stroke Team at the Halifax Infirmary provides acute medical care, early rehabilitation and when appropriate, and palliative care to individuals who have experienced a stroke.

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How do I access this service?

Admission to Halifax Infirmary Acute Stroke Team is almost always through the Emergency Department after your stroke is diagnosed.  

If you are on a different hospital unit after your stroke, a transfer to the Acute Stroke Unit can be arranged. 

There are also Stroke Care Teams located throughout the province. Please contact those sites directly for more information:

Ambulatory Stroke Clinic

Offered at 1 location

The Stroke Clinic provides care, medical follow-up and education for patients who have had a stroke. 

How do I prepare for my appointment/visit?

  • Plan to arrive 20 minutes early to...
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sat May 18 Closed
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 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
thu May 23 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
fri May 24 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

A referral from your family doctor, a nurse practitioner or other primary care practitioner is needed to access the service. Referrals should be faxed to 902-473-4438.

The Stroke Clinic is located on the 4th floor of the Halifax Infirmary. 

Cardiac Rehabilitation Program

Offered at 13 locations

Cardiac Rehabilitation is a program to support your heart health and management of cardiovascular risk factors to decrease your risk for cardiac events.  There are many benefits to attending cardiac...

If you have recently been an inpatient at a QEII hospital due to heart related conditions, you will be automatically referred to a cardiac rehab program.

Cardiac Surgery

Offered at 1 location

The cardiac surgery division of the Maritime Heart Centre is located in the Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre on Robie Street in central Halifax. Surgeons that work  at the...

sat May 18 Closed
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 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
thu May 23 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
fri May 24 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

To see a cardiac surgeon you must be referred by your family doctor, a specialist, or an internist.

Location:

2nd floor
Phone: 902 473 8531
 

Cardiac surgery patients have two intake offices - both located in the Queen Elizabeth II Science Centre in Halifax. The cardiac surgery clinic is on the second floor (above the Summer Street entrance) and hospital general reception is located at the Robie street entrance.

*For physicians:
If you wish to refer a patient to the division of cardiac surgery, please send a fax with the proper information to (902) 473-4448

Cardiac Transplant & Advanced Heart Failure Clinic

Offered at 1 location

The Cardiac Transplant Clinic/Advanced Heart Failure Clinic offers specific care for patients with advanced heart failure in the Atlantic provinces.    

This clinic is for pre/post cardiac transplant patients and those...

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A referral from a cardiologist is required.

Tel: 902-473-8597
Fax: 902-473-8598

Located on the 2nd Floor at the Summer St. Entrance (1796 Summer St.), Room 2280

Cardiology 24 Hour Blood Pressure Monitoring Clinic

Offered at 1 location

The purpose of this clinic is to set the patient up with 24 hour blood pressure monitoring equipment to assess the patient’s blood pressure over a specified period.

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The Cardiologist or Specialist requesting blood pressure monitoring faxes or drops off a request for testing to the nurse in clinic. The nurse contacts the patient directly to arrange a BP monitor appointment

The clinic is located on Level 3, Room 3102 at the Cardiology Investigation/ Outpatient Clinic

Tel: 902 473-8526
Fax: 902 473-8518

Cardiovascular Surgery Clinic

Offered at 1 location

The clinic is dedicated for clients with cardiovascular disease, pre and post surgical consult. This may entail coronary artery, valvular disease, aneurysmal disease and vascular Peripheral Arterial Disease.


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sat May 18 Unavailable
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

A referral from your doctor is required.

The clinic is located at the Halifax Infirmary, level 2

Tel: 902-473-8531
Fax: 902-473-2887 Hours:

Congenital Heart Disease Clinic

Offered at 1 location

The Adult Congenital heart disease clinic is dedicated to helping those individuals born with a defect in the heart structure.  Adults with congenital heart disease require lifelong surveillance even if...

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sat May 18 Unavailable
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

How can I access this clinic?

A referral from your doctor is required.

Contact:

Tel: 902-473-4051
Fax: 902-473-2434

level 3 Cardiology Clinic

Epilepsy Monitoring Unit (EMU)

Offered at 1 location

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The Epilepsy Monitoring Unit (EMU) provides safe evaluation and treatment of episodes, seizures, or epilepsy. The goal of admission to the EMU is to record your seizures to help...

The EMU is accessible by referral from an epileptologist.

Contact:
Epilepsy program nurse
Phone: 902-473-2136
Email: epilepsy@nshealth.ca

First Unprovoked Seizure Clinic

Offered at 1 location

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Note: If you have had a suspected first seizure, you should go to the nearest Emergency Department for further assessment.

If tests do not show any concerning findings and...

Contact

Neurology Booking Office
(902) 473-8346

How do I access the clinic?

A referral from a primary care provider is required to access this service.

Appointments at the First Unprovoked Seizure Clinic are given based on urgency. We try to see people with unprovoked first seizures within 4 to 8 weeks of the event. If you have been started on an anti-seizure medication, your appointment will be about 3 to 4 months after the event.

Halifax Infirmary Medicine - Surgery Program

Offered at 1 location

The Halifax Infirmary Medicine/Surgery program is an interdisciplinary group of clinicians who work collaboratively with other members of the health care team within the medicine/surgery/critical care and transplant services. The...

Contact:
 
Kim Bayer, Program Manager
Halifax Infirmary, Suite 1122
1796 Summer Street
Halifax, NS B3H 3A7
Tel: 902-473-3185

Available at these Halifax Informary inpatient locations:

  • Medicine Teaching Unit (MTU 8.2)
  • Hospitalist Medicine Unit (HMU 8.4)
  • Med/Surg Intermediate Care Unit (MSIMCU 3.1)
  • Med/Surg/Neuro Intensive Care Unit (MSNICU 5.2)
  • Cardio/Vascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU 5.1)
  • Coronary Care Unit (CCU 6.4)
  • Intermediate Care Unit (6.1)
  • Cardiac Day Unit (6.1)
  • Cardiology (6.2)
  • Vascular/General Surgery (4.1)
  • Cardiac Surgery (7.1)

Ambulatory Care Locations:

  • Emergency Department
  • Cystic Fibrosis Clinic
  • Heart Function Clinic
  • Transplant Clinic
  • Various other clinics aligned with inpatient program areas

Heart Failure Clinic

Offered at 1 location

Provides on-going comprehensive treatment of FCIII-IV heart failure patients and their families including education, medication adjustment and active medical treatment of acute decompensated episodes.
 

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Referrals from family physicians or cardiologists throughout the province are accepted for this program at fax # - 902 473-8598

The clinic is located on the 2nd Floor
phone - 902-473-3802

Heart Function Clinics

Offered at 6 locations

Nova Scotia Health offers heart function clinics in locations around the province.

Please note that this program varies by location.

A referral from the family doctor or cardiologist is required.

Contact

Located on level 2, room 2280
Tel: 902-473-3802
Fax: 902-473-8598

Program Details

Halifax Infirmary Heart Function Clinic

The Heart Function Clinic is run by Nurse Practitioners in collaboration with Cardiologists. The purpose of the clinic is to treat patients with heart failure. The focus is on management and treatment by providing education and support to improve quality of life and reduce hospital admissions.

Heart Rhythm Arrhythmia Clinic

Offered at 1 location

The Arrhythmia Clinic is a specialized outpatient cardiac clinic designed for the care of patients with arrhythmia or symptoms that suggest a possible arrhythmia. The clinic is staffed by cardiologists...

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Your doctor must refer you to the clinic. When your referral is received, it is reviewed by one of the electrophysiologists on staff. Based on your particular symptoms and test results, a priority, or urgency, level is assigned. The urgency level is used to determine how quickly your appointment needs to be scheduled.

Once you have been referred, expect to receive a letter from the Arrhythmia Clinic confirming your referral. This will include an estimated waiting time for your appointment. Contact your family doctor or cardiologist immediately if your symptoms change before your scheduled appointment or if you have other concerns about your condition.

Contact:

Level 3, Cardiology Clinic
Tel: 902-473-8517
Fax: 902-473-3158

Hip & Knee Arthritis Conservative Management

Offered at 6 locations

For people living with arthritis that do not need joint replacement surgery the Conservative Management program may be available to help give you the tools to live a healthier life...

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You will need a referral from the Orthopedic Assessment Clinic.

A completed referral form and updated X-rays are required to process the referral. Primary health care providers will need to arrange to have X-rays completed within one year, with specific views as indicated on the referral form.

Contact:

Room 4426,
Tel: 902-473-1501

Hip Arthritis and Hip Replacement

Offered at 14 locations

There are many options to help lower your pain and have a better quality of life when you have hip pain that is caused by arthritis. Knowing the tools to...

A completed referral form and updated X-rays are required to process the referral. Primary health care providers will need to arrange to have X-rays completed within one year, with specific views as indicated on the referral form.

Contact:

Switchboard: 902-473-1501

4th floor, Halifax Infirmary

This is an Orthopedic Assessment Clinic (OAC) and Pre-habilitation Program Location

Incontinence & Voiding Dysfunction Clinic

Offered at 4 locations

The Incontinence & Voiding Dysfunction Clinic focuses on providing, modern clinical care for male and female patients with:

  • Urinary incontinence (UI)
  • Voiding dysfunction (VD)
  • Neurogenic bladder (NB)
  • Interstitial cystitis/painful bladder...

If you think you might have a urological condition, or you would like to meet with a urologist, please contact your family physician or primary care provider for a referral.

Urology Clinic

Tel: 902-473-4185 or 902-473-8582

Inherited Heart Disease Clinic

Offered at 1 location

This clinic is for individuals with known or suspected genetic heart conditions. It provides genetic testing and helps individual’s manage their condition. Inherited heart diseases (IHD) can affect more than...

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Your doctor must refer you to the clinic. When your referral is received, it is reviewed by one of the electrophysiologists on staff. Based on your particular symptoms and test results, a priority, or urgency, level is assigned. The urgency level is used to determine how quickly your appointment needs to be scheduled.

Once you have been referred, expect to receive a letter from the Arrhythmia Clinic confirming your referral. This will include an estimated waiting time for your appointment. Contact your family doctor or cardiologist immediately if your symptoms change before your scheduled appointment or if you have other concerns about your condition.

Contact

Level 3, Cardiology Clinic
Tel: 902-473-8517
Fax: 902-473-3158

Interventional Radiology

Offered at 6 locations

Interventional radiology (also known as angiography) is a test guided by X-rays to diagnose or treat diseases in your body. These procedures are done using a needle and a narrow...

sat May 18 Unavailable
sun May 19 Unavailable
mon May 20 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
tue May 21 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
wed May 22 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
thu May 23 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
fri May 24 7:30 am - 5:00 pm

A referral from a primary care provider is required to access this service.

Contact:

Tel: 902-473-4276

Knee Arthritis and Knee Replacement

Offered at 15 locations

There are many options to help lower your pain and have a better quality of life when you have knee pain that is often caused by arthritis. Knowing the tools...

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A completed referral form and updated X-rays are required to process the referral. Primary health care providers will need to arrange to have X-rays completed within one year, with specific views as indicated on the referral form.

Contact:

Switchboard: 902-473-1501

4th floor, Halifax Infirmary

This is an Orthopedic Assessment Clinic (OAC) and Pre-habilitation Program Location

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

Offered at 8 locations

MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) is a way to take detailed images of organs and tissues (muscles and fat) throughout the body, without the use of X-rays. MRI uses a powerful...

sat May 18 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
sun May 19 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
mon May 20 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
tue May 21 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
wed May 22 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
thu May 23 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
fri May 24 7:00 am - 10:00 pm

A referral from your doctor is required to access this service

Contact:

Tel: 902-473-3618

Male Infertility & Andrology Clinic

Offered at 4 locations

This clinic is the major referral centre for male infertility problems in eastern Canada and we encourage both members of a couple to come to all visits at the clinic...

If you think you might have a urological condition, or you would like to meet with a urologist, please contact your family physician or primary care provider for a referral.

Urology Clinic

Tel: 902-473-4185 or 902-473-8582

Movement Disorders Clinic

Offered at 1 location

The term "movement disorders" refers to a group of nervous system (neurological) conditions that affect speed and coordination of movement. Movement disorders include conditions such as Parkinson’s disease, Huntington’s disease...

You will need a referral from your family doctor, a nurse practitioner or other primary care practitioner is required to access the service.  Referrals should be faxed to 902-473-4438.

Contact:

The clinic is located on the 4th floor (within the Neurology/Neurosurgery  Clinic).
Phone: 902-473-8712

Changing or cancelling an appointment:

If you call to change an appointment, we may not call you back. A new appointment time will be sent to you in the mail. This may take up to 2 or 3 weeks. We will offer you the next available appointment, but please keep in mind availability may be limited.

Please note if you need to cancel or change an appointment call 902-473-8346
    
If you must cancel your appointment, please do so at least 48 hours in advance. If you do not call to cancel, we will not automatically reschedule your appointment. Please make every effort to book, attend, and rebook your appointments. This helps us plan your care, as well as help other patients at the Clinic. 

Neurology Clinic

Offered at 1 location

The Neurology Clinic provides care, medical follow-up and education for patients who have are having general neurological issues such as headaches, pain, or vertigo. 

How do I prepare for my

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sat May 18 Closed
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 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
thu May 23 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
fri May 24 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

A referral from your family doctor, a nurse practitioner or other primary care practitioner is required to access the service. Referrals should be faxed to 902-473-4438.

The Stroke Clinic is located on the 4th floor of the Halifax Infirmary. 

Nuclear Medicine Tests

Offered at 9 locations

Nuclear medicine tests help diagnose a variety of diseases. A very small, safe amount of a medical isotope (radioactive substance) is injected into a vein, swallowed or breathed in. Specials...

sat May 18 Unavailable
sun May 19 Unavailable
mon May 20 7:30 am - 3:00 pm
tue May 21 7:30 am - 3:30 pm
wed May 22 7:30 am - 3:30 pm
thu May 23 7:30 am - 3:30 pm
fri May 24 7:30 am - 3:30 pm

A referral from your doctor is required to access this service.

Contact:

Tel: 902-473-3618

Nurse Practitioner Access Clinic

Offered at 1 location

The Nurse Practitioner Access Clinic is a specialized clinic with a Nurse Practitioner for care of patients with less urgent cardiac referrals.

Once the referral is triaged and sent to...

sat May 18 Unavailable
sun May 19 Unavailable
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

A referral from your doctor to one of our Cardiologists is required.

Contact

Tel: 473-4075
Fax: 425-0466

Located at the Cardiology Clinic, 3rd Floor

Orthopedic Surgery

Offered at 6 locations

Orthopedic surgeons provide orthopedic surgeries at various hospitals across the province. These surgeries fall include:

If your primary care provider (family doctor, nurse practitioner etc.) believes you may benefit from orthopedic surgery they will make a referral to an Orthopedic surgeon. After receiving their referral the surgeon’s office will schedule an appointment with you.

Within the Central Zone – Halifax area, Eastern Shore and West Hants, patients will often be scheduled for a Halifax area, Eastern Shore, West Hants referrals are managed through the Orthopedic Assessment Clinic and you will be scheduled for an appointment with the clinic. In all other areas referrals are made directly to surgeons offices and you will be contacted for an appointment.

You can learn more about wait times for surgical consults and surgeries here.

Pacemaker Device Lab

Offered at 1 location

The Pacemaker/Device clinic is an outpatient clinic for patients with implanted Cardiac defibrillators, (ICD’s), Pacemakers, and implanted Loop recorders. All devices are assessed for battery longevity, lead wire function, data...

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sat May 18 Unavailable
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

An appointment can be arranged by calling 902-473-7726 or 902-473-8517.

The clinic is located in room 3144

Tel: 902-473-7726 / 902-473-8517
Fax: 902-473-7495

Perioperative Anesthesia Clinic

Offered at 2 locations

The Perioperative Anesthesia Clinic is a clinic that helps care for patients before and after their surgery.  The clinic serves patients receiving surgery at Nova Scotia Health hospitals in the...

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As your surgeon works with you to decide if you will need surgery, they may ask you to complete a health history questionnaire. How you respond will help clinic staff determine if you need an in person appointment, a virtual appointment or a phone call leading up to your scheduled surgery. Your answers will also help them decide what other tests or services you may need.

Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension program (PAH)

Offered at 1 location

This inter-disciplinary program focuses on diagnosing, patient education, treatment and monitoring the progression of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension.

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sat May 18 Unavailable
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

A referral from a medical specialist (for example- cardiologist or respirologist) is required.

Contact

Tel: 902-473-3841

Located on level 2, Room 2290

Seizure and Epilepsy Clinic

Offered at 1 location

The Seizure and Epilepsy Clinics provide care, medical follow-up and education for patients who have had a first seizure or those with a diagnosis of epilepsy . 

How do I

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sat May 18 Closed
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 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
thu May 23 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
fri May 24 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

You will need a referral from your family doctor, a nurse practitioner or other primary care practitioner is required to access the service. Referrals should be faxed to 902-473-4438.

The Seizure and Epilepsy Clinics are located on the 4th floor of the Halifax Infirmary. 
 

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)

Social Work

Offered at 9 locations

Social Workers help with:

  • Adjustment or coping with illness, injury, and disability
  • Death, grief, and loss
  • Lifestyle changes
  • Referral to community agencies
  • Complex discharge needs (care at home, nursing home...
sat May 18 Unavailable
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

Referrals to an NSH social worker can be made by patients, family members, friends, community agencies and/or any member of the inter-disciplinary health care team.

Contact

902-473-3463

Tavi Clinic

Offered at 1 location

The Tavi Clinic assesses those individuals referred with a diagnosis of aortic stenosis for suitability to have a Tavi procedure. Tavi is a transcatheter aortic valve implantation. Individuals are assessed...

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sat May 18 Unavailable
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

A referral from your primary care provider is required.

Contact

Tel: 902-473-4051
Fax: 902-473-2434

Located on level 3 - Cardiology Clinic

Ultrasound

Offered at 21 locations

Ultrasounds are used to view and take pictures of the organs inside your body. It uses high-frequency sound waves which cannot be heard. These sound waves bounce off of tissues...

sat May 18 Closed
sun May 19 Closed
mon May 20 Closed
tue May 21 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
wed May 22 Closed
thu May 23 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
fri May 24 Closed

A referral from your primary care provider is required to access this service.

Contact:

Tel: 1-877-742-2571

Urology

Offered at 4 locations

The Department of Urology is committed to excellence in assisting patients to achieve their optimal level of well-being through dynamic and comprehensive programs and services.

Currently, eleven urologists with expertise...

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If you think you might have a urological condition, or you would like to meet with a urologist, please contact your family physician or primary care provider for a referral.

Urology Clinic

Tel: 902-473-4185 or 902-473-8582

Vascular Lab

Offered at 1 location

The non-invasive vascular lab performs studies such as: ankle brachial indices (ABIs), segmental pressures, pulse volume recordings (PVRs), toe pressure indices (TBIs) and diagnostic peripheral ultrasound to detect and quantify...

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sat May 18 Closed
sun May 19 Closed
mon May 20 7:30 am - 3:30 pm
tue May 21 7:30 am - 3:30 pm
wed May 22 7:30 am - 3:30 pm
thu May 23 7:30 am - 3:30 pm
fri May 24 7:30 am - 3:30 pm

A referral from your primary care provider is required to acces this service.

Contact
Tel: 902-473-3512

Located on level 4

Video Electroencephalography Monitoring (EEG) clinic

Offered at 1 location

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Electroencephalography (EEG) is a painless test that records the electrical signals from your brain. 

The EEG technologist will attach electrodes to your scalp with a glue-like substance.

During a...

This clinic requires a referral from a primary care provider.

Located on the 3rd floor.

Contact:
(902) 473-4169

Women’s Heart Health Clinic

Offered at 1 location

The Maritime Heart Center Women’s Heart Health Clinic (MHC-WHHC) is a specialized outpatient cardiac clinic designed for the assessment and care of female patients with a history of heart disease...

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Your doctor must refer you to the clinic. When your referral is received, it is reviewed by one of the MHC-WHHC cardiologists, and you will be contacted with an appointment.

Contact

Tel: 902-473-2434
Fax: 902-473-3158

X-Ray

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...

sat May 18 Unavailable
sun May 19 Unavailable
mon May 20 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
tue May 21 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
wed May 22 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
thu May 23 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
fri May 24 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

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

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

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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