St. Mary's Memorial Hospital was founded in 1949 and is located in Sherbrooke, Guysborough County. Located 70 km from St. Martha's Regional Hospital, St. Mary's Memorial Hospital offers a number of health programs and services for residents in the surrounding communities.
Visitors are welcome anytime 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.
WiFi and Internet Access
Free WiFi is available in all inpatient care areas.
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
TV and cable are provided free of charge in all patient rooms.
Bedside phone service is available in all patient rooms. There is a fee for this service.
To request phone service, patients can pick up their bedside phone and will automatically be connected to a Bell representative. Billing is coordinated through the individual and charges are billed directly to the patient.
Cell phones and other wireless devices may be used in some areas of the hospital. Please look for signs before using your device. For the safety of patients, please turn off your cell phone when you are not in a cell phone-friendly area.
During your stay at the hospital, you will receive breakfast, lunch and supper daily. Meals are served at approximately 8 a.m., noon and 5 p.m.
If you follow a special diet or have food-related allergies or sensitivities, let us know when you arrive.
Spiritual Spaces and Quiet Rooms
Staff can help families or patients contact a Chaplain. There is a palliative care family room located onsite.
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: (902) 522-2882
Fax: (902) 522-2556
Specimen Testing Dropoff Site
Water Testing Dropoff Site
Bacterial testing is currently not available at this location. Please drop samples to Bureau Veritas Laboratories, 465 George St, Sydney, NS (902-567-1255). Chemical testing is still available through the NSH clinical laboratories and sent to CZ Environmental Services.
Samples must be collected using the water sample bottles and requisition 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
Blood Collection Location
Closed for holidays.
Appointments are required for blood collection service.
If you have a referral, you may book an appointment for blood collection at this location anytime online or by calling toll-free 1-855-867-8821, Monday to Friday 7:15-2:45 (excluding holidays).
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