Primary Care Clinics
Primary Health Care

A primary care clinic provides short-term primary medical care for people on the Need a Family Practice Registry.

  • Your appointment may be provided in-person or virtually depending on your needs and the resources available at each clinic. 
  • Primary care clinics do not offer walk-in services. All appointments must be pre-booked, and are for people who do not have a family doctor or nurse practitioner.
  • If you do not have a primary care provider, please add your name to the Need a Family Practice Registry online.
  • People on the registry, including those who are patients of a primary care clinic, are assisted with finding a primary care provider in their area when Nova Scotia Health is aware of family practices accepting new patients. 

Location and contact information:

Central Zone (Halifax Regional Municipality, Eastern Shore and West Hants areas)

Your primary care provider (doctor or nurse practitioner) is where most of your health issues can and should be addressed. However, there are times when you may not be able to see your primary care provider and you require urgent treatment. You may also not have a primary care provider. You can learn more about where you can go for health care here.

Halifax (Kearney Lake)
Where:
Kearney Lake Primary Care Clinic
998 Parkland Drive, Suite 203
Halifax, NS B3M 0A6
DIRECTIONS

How:
This primary care clinic contacts people directly from the registry to make an appointment, in chronological order, based on when your name has been added to the list.

Eastern Zone (Cape Breton, Antigonish and Guysborough areas)

Your primary care provider (doctor or nurse practitioner) is where most of your health issues can and should be addressed. However, there are times when you may not be able to see your primary care provider and you require urgent treatment. You may also not have a primary care provider. You can learn more about where you can go for health care here.

Antigonish
*This clinic only books appointments for referrals from the Emergency Department, Diagnostic Imaging, Women’s and Children Health, Oncology, and Virtual Care Nova Scotia. 
Appointments cannot be booked directly and there are no walk-in appointments.

Where:
Mediplex
40 Church Street, Antigonish, NS B2G 2C7  
DIRECTIONS

How:
Phone: 902-735-3220

Glace Bay
Where:
Senator's Health Centre
633 Main St, Suite 301
DIRECTIONS

When:
Open Monday and Thursday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

How:
Please call for an appointment: 902-842-2794
  

New Waterford
Where:
New Waterford Consolidated Hospital 
716 King Street
DIRECTIONS

When:
Tuesday and Thursday, from 5:00pm to 8:00pm. 

How:
Call 902-862-2740 after 4:00pm on Tuesday or Thursday to make a same-day appointment
 

North Sydney
Where:
Northside General Hospital 
520 Purves Street
DIRECTIONS

When:
Open Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 9:00am to 2:00pm

How:
Please call for an appointment:  902-794-5400

Sydney
Where:
196 Kings Road
DIRECTIONS             

When:
Open Monday to Friday 9:00am to 5:00pm

How:
Please call for an appointment:  902-563-8056
                                                                                                                                     

Northern Zone (Colchester County and Municipality of East Hants, Cumberland County, and Pictou County)

Your primary care provider (doctor or nurse practitioner) is where most of your health issues can and should be addressed. However, there are times when you may not be able to see your primary care provider and you require urgent treatment. You may also not have a primary care provider. You can learn more about where you can go for health care here.

Colchester County 
Where: 
316 Willow Street, Suite 205 Truro NS B2N 5A4
DIRECTIONS

When: 
Call between 9:00am and 4:00pm, Monday to Friday to book a same day/next day appointment. 
 
How: 
Phone: 902-843-2577 

Cumberland County
Where: 
Advocate Harbour, Amherst, Parrsboro, Pugwash, River Hebert and Springhill. 

When: 
Call between 9:00am and 12:00pm, Monday through Friday to make an appointment.  

How: 
Call 1-855-597-2420

Pictou County PCC
Where: 
688A East River Road, New Glasgow, NS B2H 3S8
DIRECTIONS

When: 
Call between 8:30am – 4:30pm, Monday through Friday to make a same day appointment.

How: 
Phone: 902-752-8643

Western Zone (Annapolis Valley, South West and South Shore areas)

Your primary care provider (doctor or nurse practitioner) is where most of your health issues can and should be addressed. However, there are times when you may not be able to see your primary care provider and you require urgent treatment. You may also not have a primary care provider. You can learn more about where you can go for health care here.

Berwick After Hours Clinic

Where:
Western Kings Memorial Health Centre
121 Orchard Street, Berwick

Who:
People with or without a physician or nurse practitioner

When:
Monday - Friday 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

How:
Call 902-538-3111 for an appointment
Monday - Friday starting at 8:00 a.m.

DIRECTIONS

Bridgewater – South Shore Regional Hospital
See the Nova Scotia Health After Hours Clinics page

Digby and Area Primary Care Clinic and Collaborative Family Practice

Where:
Digby and Area Health Services Centre, 71 West St
DIRECTIONS

Who:
For Digby County residents without a physician or nurse practitioner

When:
By appointment only

How:
Call 902-245-1307.

Kings & Annapolis Primary Care Clinic

Where:
70 Exhibition Street, Kentville AND
Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital, 462 Main Street, Middleton

Who:
For people without a physician or nurse practitioner
(Bridgetown to Aylesford)

When:
By appointment only

How:
Call Monday - Friday, 1-866-400-0060 or 902-825-5206

DIRECTIONS to Kentville Clinic

DIRECTIONS to Middleton Clinic

Lunenburg County Primary Care Clinic

Where:
Bridgewater and Area Family Health Centre
42 Glen Allan Drive, Medical Arts Building, Suite 110, Bridgewater

Who:
For Lunenburg County residents without a physician or nurse practitioner

When:
Monday - Friday. By appointment only

How:
Phone 902-527-1800, Option 6

This Primary Care Clinic contacts people on the registry directly by phone or email to make an appointment, in chronological order, based on when your name has been added to the list.

DIRECTIONS

Queens County Primary Care Clinic

Where:
Queens Family Health
Queens General Hospital
175 School Street, Liverpool

Who:
For Queens County residents without a physician or nurse practitioner

When:
Monday - Friday. By appointment only

How:
Clinic contacts people on the Need a Family Practice Registry by phone. Call 902-354-3322

DIRECTIONS

Shelburne
Where:
Shelburne Family Practice Care Clinic
1606 Lake Road
Shelburne, NS B0T 1W0
902-875-2321
DIRECTIONS

How:
Please call 902-875-2321 for information on upcoming clinics or follow Shelburne Family Practice on Facebook for clinic dates.

Wolfville - Eastern Kings Memorial Health Centre
See the Nova Scotia Health After Hours Clinics page

Yarmouth Primary Care Clinic

Where:
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
60 Vancouver Street
(Level 0, Building B)
DIRECTIONS

Who:
For Yarmouth County residents without a physician or nurse practitioner

When:
By appointment only

How:
Phone: 902-749-2556

This Primary Care Clinic contacts people on the registry directly to make an appointment, in chronological order, based on when your name has been added to the list.