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All Saints Springhill Hospital inpatients evacuated - All services onsite continue to be suspended

SPRINGHILL, N.S. – As shared on March 4, All Saints Springhill Hospital inpatients were evacuated due to presence of smoke and the site was closed to allow time for assessment and remediation. The hospital will remain temporarily closed tomorrow, March 6 for assessment and remediation.

A total of twenty-one inpatients were evacuated. These patients were transferred to sites inside of the Northern Zone, or discharged home. Affected patients and their families were advised of the temporary move.

Most Recent Services Update:

  • All appointments onsite are cancelled for Wednesday, March 6.
  • Many appointments will be instead offered at the Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre, including outpatient laboratory and diagnostic imaging appointments (X-Ray), ambulatory care clinics, outpatient clinics, and rehabilitation outpatient clinics.
  • Primary health care will offer services virtually on March 6.
  • Renal dialysis will continue to be provided at Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre.
  • Inpatient withdrawal management services will continue offsite for current patients.
  • Updates will be shared on tomorrow, March 6.
  • Efforts to reschedule procedures and appointments are being made, ensuring that patients receive the necessary medical attention once operations resume.
  • The Collaborative Emergency Centre is closed.

Visit for up-to-date information.

  • Anyone with urgent medical needs should call 911.
  • For general health advice and information call 811.
  • Reach the Mental Health and Addictions Crisis Line 24/7 by calling 1-888-429-8167.

Nova Scotia Health apologizes to all patients and families who are affected by this situation. Patient concerns arising from the service interruption that require follow up, are encouraged to please contact us through our patient relations line by calling toll-free 1-844-884-4177 or by email to

The situation will continue to be reassessed and additional details and updates will be provided as conditions change.

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