The emergency department can be accessed through the main doors of the hospital or through a separate emergency department door. 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, 7 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
View the list of NSHA programs and services
The hours of operation for Diagnostic Imaging are part-time and are subject to change on a weekly basis. Please contact 902-889-2200, option 7 for current hours of the week.
Please note: There are currently visitor restrictions in place due to COVID-19. Please visit www.nshealth.ca/temporaryclosures for up-to-date information.
Visitors are welcome throughout the day.
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 Services
During your stay in hospital, there is no fee for phone and tv services in your room.
Each patient will be given the direct dial in information to provide to those who you wish to call you directly, avoiding the need to go through a receptionist or the nursing station.
TV and basic cable are provided.
During your stay at the hospital, you will receive breakfast, lunch and supper daily. Meals are prepared on-site and offer a full range of dietary services to inpatients.
Cafeteria and Vending Machines
Cafeteria, main level
Please note: purchases must be made with cash.
Hours of operation:
Daily: 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. and noon to 6 p.m.
Spiritual Spaces and Quiet Rooms
Twin Oaks Memorial Hospital has a quiet room for visitors and families. It is located on the inpatient unit. Requests for spiritual care can be made by patients, family members and/or any member of the inter-disciplinary health care team.
Twin Oaks Memorial Hospital is located in Musquodoboit Harbour. The facility opened in 1976.