Musquodoboit Valley Memorial Hospital serves a population of approximately 5,000 people between the communities of Dean Settlement, Meaghers Grant, Dutch Settlement and surrounding areas. The Braeside Nursing Home is attached to the hospital.
Urgent Treatment Centre
You can learn more about Musquodoboit Valley Memorial Hospital's Urgent Treatment Centre including hours of operation and how to make an appointment here.
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.
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
Wall mounted TV services are available in your room.
TV fee schedule is as follows:
1 day = $5.00
1 week = $10.00
1 month = $25.00
There is a separate $20 deposit for the remote, which is refunded upon return.
During your stay in hospital, you have the option of activating your bedside telephone service. The cost is $10 per stay. To place a local call, you must dial ‘9’ before the number. If you wish to make long distance calls you must use a calling card
During your stay, you will receive breakfast, lunch and supper daily. The kitchen staff will collect your order daily and provide fresh cooked meals based upon the diet ordered by your doctor.
Cafeteria and Vending Machines
Cafeteria, main level.
Hours of operation:
Daily: 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Family meals can be purchased with advance notice. If you want to place an order for supper, you must order it before 3:30 p.m.
Spiritual Spaces and Quiet Rooms
There is a patient/family lounge within the inpatient area that can be used as a quiet space for families or for spiritual care. Check with nursing staff for availability. Requests for spiritual care can be made by patients or family members at anytime.
Covid testing Centres
Rapid test pick-up. (There is no PCR testing at this facility.)
By appointment only.
Ask your primary care provider for a referral to a Diabetes Centre. It will be reviewed by our team and you will be contacted for an appointment.
Tel: (844) 790-8108
Fax: (902) 473-3770
Specimen Testing Dropoff Site
Blood Collection Location
Closed for holidays.
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 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Urgent Treatment Centre
Patients can book appointments starting at 8 a.m. each day the Urgent Treatment Centre is open by calling 902-384-2220.
When people call, they will be assessed by a nurse to determine if they will be scheduled for an appointment, either later that day or the next available day.
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