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St. Mary's Memorial Hospital

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.



Visiting Hours

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.


Free parking.

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 Service

TV and cable are provided free of charge in all patient rooms. 

Phone Service

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. 

Inpatient Meals

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. 

Diabetes Centre

Specimen Testing Dropoff Site

Water Testing Dropoff Site

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

(902) 522-2882

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

Municipal Office

Blood Collection Location

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? 

If you...


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...

Colchester East Hants Health Centre

Contact us for more information on how to access physiotherapy at this location.

Tel: 902-893-5520
Fax: 902-895-3572


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...

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