Closed for holidays.
Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital is a community hospital located in the Village of Tatamagouche.
Urgent Treatment Centre
You can learn more about the Lillian Fraser Memorial Urgent Treatment Centre including hours of operation and how to make an appointment here.
Visitors are welcome daily between the hours of 1 p.m. and 8 p.m. 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.
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, television and telephone service is available in your room. These services are provided free of charge to inpatients.
During your stay, you will receive breakfast, lunch and supper daily. An on-site kitchen provides a full range of dietary services to inpatients.
Spiritual Spaces and Quiet Rooms
Clergy representatives from all denominations visit on a regular basis. If you wish to see or speak with a Clergy member in the meantime, please ask any member of the nursing staff for assistance.
The Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital Auxiliary has approximately 48 members and raises funds to help purchase items for the local hospital.
We have three major fundraisers per year. Since 2010 we have purchased over $75,000 worth of equipment for the Hospital. Currently we are working towards building a Healing Garden at the Hospital. This space will be a safe outdoor area for patients, family and healthcare providers to relax in the fresh air.
For more information on becoming part of our Auxiliary please email our President, Susan Stewart
Blood Collection Location
Covid testing Centres
Rapid test pick-up. (There is no PCR testing at this facility.)
Specimen Testing Dropoff Site
Urgent Treatment Centre
Hours are subject to change. Call 902-657-2385 for up-to-date hours.
Patients will be seen by appointment only.
Please note, there are a specific number of appointments available each day.
To book an appointment call 902-657-2385 during hours of operation or visit in person during hours of operation.
When you call, we will ask you questions about what has led you to request an appointment, then we will do one of the following:
- Book an appointment for that day.
- Book an appointment for the next day we are open.
- Advise you to continue on to the nearest Emergency Department or call 911.
- Advise you to make an appointment with your family doctor or nurse practitioner.
- If you do not have a family doctor or nurse practitioner, encourage you to register on the Need a Family Practice Registry. To register go to or call 811.
- If already on the Need a Family Practice Registry, we encourage you to call and book an appointment at a Primary Care Clinic in your community if available. VirtualCareNS may also be an option for you.
If appointments are fully booked for the day, we ask that you call back or attend in person the next day the UTC is open to book an appointment. If you require emergent care for a life-threatening illness or injury, please call 911. You can also call 811 to speak with a registered nurse.
Water Testing Dropoff Site
Samples must be collected using the water testing bottles provided by NS Health. E.Coli & Coliform testing is a white top 100 ML bottle / Chemical & Mineral testing is a black top 200 ML bottle
Sample Bottle Pick-Up for Water Testing
Front desk registration
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