Pre Admission (aka Pre Assessment) Clinic

The Pre Admission clinic is an information session that will prepare you for your up coming surgery. It is an hour or sometimes longer patient information session with a nurse to inform you about your upcoming surgery, review your medications and help you plan for your after surgery care.

More about this service

Location, hours and contact information

St. Martha's Regional Hospital
Level 2
25 Bay Street Antigonish, NS B2G 2G5
Tel: 902-867-4500 ext 4498/4466.

South Shore Regional Hospital
90 Glen Allan Dr, Bridgewater, NS B4V 3S6
Main floor
Tel: 902-527-5224

How do I get an appointment?

To get an appointment at the Pre Admission Clinic, you will be contacted by the Pre Admission clerical support staff.

How do I prepare for my appointnment

You will receive in the mail a patient health form that you must complete. Please bring it and all medications you are taking including any over the counter medications to your clinic appointment. You may bring any family member, or friend with you to your appointment.

What questions should I ask?

You may ask any questions you may have about your up coming  surgery.

What will happen at my appointment?

You will receive general information about the surgery, perhaps view a video, and have some tests done such as blood work and other pre operative testing.

You will also receive printed information about your up coming surgery.

What happens after my first visit?

You may or may not have your date for surgery. If you do not have your date for surgery you will receive notification when your surgery has been scheduled.