Closed from noon to 1 p.m.
Valley Regional Hospital, which opened in 1992, serves the people of Kings and Annapolis Counties. It provides specialty services as a referral centre for the Annapolis Valley and other areas of Western Nova Scotia.
Patient Switchboard: 902-679-3315
Administrative Switchboard: 902-678-7381
Visitors are welcome from 10 a.m. to 7 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.
A $3 parking fee will be charged when you exit the parking lot. Please make sure you have the correct change before leaving the hospital. Change machines are located in the lobby and in the emergency department.
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
TVs are located in most patient rooms. There may be a connection and service fee.
Each patient room has a phone that receives incoming calls. Patients can dial 499 to make arrangements for service to place outgoing calls. There is a fee for this service.
During your stay, you will receive breakfast, lunch and supper daily. If you follow a special diet or have food-related allergies or sensitivities, let us know when you arrive.
When you are admitted, you will receive a service menu. To order your meal, dial 444 and place your order with our call centre staff. This service is available from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Cafeteria and Vending Machines
Hours of operation:
Monday to Friday: 7:30 a.m.to 2:30 p.m.
Weekends and holidays: Closed
Hours of operation:
Monday to Friday: 7 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Weekends and Holidays: 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
The Apple Cart
Hours of operation:
Monday to Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. to 8p.m.
Sundays and holidays: 1 p.m.to 4p.m. and 6:30 p.m. to 8p.m.
Spiritual Spaces and Quiet Rooms
The chapel is located on level two and is open 24 hours a day.
There is a coordinating chaplain on staff at the hospital. You can reach the coordinating chaplain at 902-678-7381 ext. 2252.
There are also community clergy of most faiths and denominations who can be contacted. Some denominations have lay pastoral visitors to visit members of their own church or denomination.
Bank machines are located in the lobby and in the Emergency Department.
Having a Baby at Valley Regional Hospital
Watch this video to find out everything you need to know about having a baby at Valley Regional Hospital:
Visit our Women and Children's Health page to learn more about our programs and services.
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) 679-1849
Fax: (902) 678-3727
Specimen Testing Dropoff Site
Water Testing Dropoff Site
Water sample must be collected the same morning as drop-off and not the evening before using the water testing bottle and requisition provided by NS Health. E. coli & Coliform testing is a white top 100 ML bottle / Chemical & Mineral testing it is a black top 200 ML bottle
Sample Bottle Pick-Up for Water Testing
VRH Business Office Monday to Friday from 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. & 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. or at the Information Desk located in the YRH main lobby
Blood Collection Location
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 1-833-998-2722 from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday to Friday (excluding holidays).
Emergency Care Site
The emergency department has a separate entrance. 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 Valley Regional Hospital and other select locations:
Clinics, Programs and Services
Offered at 13 locations
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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...
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Prenatal Clinics provide care to pregnant women throughout their pregnancy. The Clinic provides a good setting for mothers to receive quality care and helps the mother-to-be and family make informed...
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