Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital

39 James Street
P.O. Box 610
Inverness, NS B0E 1N0

Main Switchboard: 902-258-2100
Patient Switchboard: 902-258-2600

*Please visit our temporary closures page for up-to-date information about any unexpected closures and service interruptions at this facility.

Changes have been implemented to limit access to health care facilities to support the measures that have been put in place to reduce the spread of COVID-19 virus.

We understand these restrictions are concerning for our patients and their families; however, they are in place to protect our patients, the public and our staff during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Access is limited to the emergency department entrance for staff and the public. This entrance will be locked and the public will have to buzz to gain access.

More about this location


*Please visit our temporary closures page for up-to-date information about any unexpected closures and service interruptions at this facility.

The emergency department is located at the front of the hospital. It is open 24 hours a day. 

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.

Clinics and Services

Visiting Hours

Please note: There are currently visitor restrictions in place due to COVID-19. Please visit for up-to-date information.

Visitors are welcome between the hours of 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. according to patient preference and care needs. 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.


Free parking.

WiFi and Internet Access

There is free public Wifi. To request access, send an email to requesting connection information. There will be an automated reply with the information required.

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

Bedside TV and phone rentals are available for a fee.

Inpatient Meals

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. Food is provided based on your doctor’s diet order. 

Cafeteria and Vending Machines

Cafeteria, main level. 
Hours of operation:
Daily: 7 a.m. to 7:30 a.m., 8 a.m. to 8:30 a.m., 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m., noon to 4 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Spiritual Spaces and Quiet Rooms

The chapel is located on the level 2 in the Active Care-West Wing. The family room is located on the level 1, next to the emergency department waiting room.


Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital is a community hospital that serves the communities of Inverness and surrounding areas. The hospital’s Community Health Centre provides a space where services, programs and physicians offices are under one roof.