Well Woman Clinics
Cancer Care
Primary Health Care

Well Woman Clinics offer a variety of health-related services and health education, delivered by a female doctor or nurse. The services and days and hours of operation vary by clinic. 

Locations and contact information

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

Bedford
  • Where: Bedford Basin Women’s Health Clinic
    967 Bedford Highway, Suite 208-B
  • How: Call 902-444-8726
  • Who: Open to patients with no provider from across Nova Scotia  
Dartmouth
  • Where: Family Focus, Baker Drive
    240 Baker Dr Suite 201
  • How: Call 902-420-6060
  • Who: Open to patients with no provider from across NS
  • When: Available regularly - Schedule of well woman clinic days can be found on the Family Focus website (https://thefamilyfocus.ca/calendar/)
Halifax
  • Where: Family Focus – Spring Garden Road
    5991 Spring Garden Rd
  • How: Call 902-420-2038
  • Who: Open to patients with no provider from across NSOpen to patients with no provider from across NS
  • When: Available regularly - Schedule of well woman’s clinic days can be found on the Family Focus website (https://thefamilyfocus.ca/calendar/)
Halifax
  • Where: Halifax Sexual Health Centre, Bayers Road
  • How: Call 902-455-9656, Option “0” to book
  • Who: Open to patients with no provider from across NS
  • When: Ongoing appointments available
Sheet Harbour  
  • Where: Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital (booked via Sexual Health Centre)
  • How: Call 902-885-3678
  • When: Available once per year

Eastern Zone (Cape Breton, Antigonish and Guysborough areas)

Antigonish
  • Where: Antigonish Women’s Resource Centre/
    Lindsay’s Health Centre for Women
    Kirk Place, 219 Main Street, Antigonish
  • When: Thursdays
  • How: Call 902-318-9984
  • Who: Open to patients with no provider from across Nova Scotia
  • Note: Patients must call 1 888 480 8588 (or local # 902-473-7438) to request a copy of their Pap history report be sent to the clinic.
Canso
  • Where: Eastern Memorial Hospital
  • How: Call 902-366-2794
    • Note: Ask for Joanne when calling to book
Cape Breton
  • How: Call 1-877-794-5427 
  • Who: Open to patients with no provider from across NS
  • When: Available regularly with a female nurse / doctor
  • What:
    • Cancer Screening & Early Detection
    • PAP Testing, IUD Placement and STI Screening offered
Glace Bay
  • Where: Glace Bay Cancer Screening & Early Detection
  • How: Call 1-877-794-5427 
  • Who: Open to patients with no provider from across NS
  • When: Appointments available regularly with female nurse / doctor
  • What: PAP Testing, IUD Placement and STI Screening offered
Inverness 
  • Where: Inverness Cancer Screening & Early Detection
  • How: Call 1-877-794-5427 5427 
  • Who: Open to patients with no provider from across NS
  • When: Appointments available regularly with female nurse / doctor
  • What: PAP Testing, IUD Placement and STI Screening offered
Inverness
  • Where: Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital  
  • How: Call Dr. Monique La France @ 902.258.3589
New Waterford 
  • Where: New Waterford Hospital 
  • How: Call 1-877-794-5427
  • Who: Open to patients with no provider from across NS
  • When: Appointments available regularly with female nurse / doctor
  • What: PAP Testing, IUD Placement and STI Screening offered
Sherbrooke
  • Where: St. Mary’s Hospital
    91 Hospital Road, Sherbrooke
  • When: Monday to Friday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • How: Call 902-522-2882 to book an appointment
  • What: Offer a variety of health-related services, such as pap screening and health education.
Sydney 
  • Where: Cape Breton Regional Hospital
  • How: Call 1-877-794-5427
  • Who: Open to patients with no provider from across NS
  • When: Appointments available regularly with female nurse / doctor
  • What:
    • Cancer Screening & Early Detection
    • PAP Testing, IUD Placement and STI Screening offered

Sydney River

  • How: Call Dr. Sandra Scherbarth @ 902-270-3514
  • Who: Open to patients with no provider from across Cape Breton Regional Municipality
  • When: Appointments available Monday-Thursday mornings
  • Note: Patients will need to request a copy of their cervical screening history be sent to the clinic prior to their appointment and this can be done by calling 902 473 7438 or 1 888 480 8588. 

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

Amherst
  • How: Call Dr. Tena Frizzle @ 902 667-5400 ext 6355 
  • Who: Open to patients with no provider across NS 
  • When: Your name will be added to a list for spring and fall clinics
  • Note: Patients must call 1-888-480-8588 (or local # 902-473-7438) to request a copy of their Pap history report be sent to Dr. Frizzle’s office via fax @ 902-667-6042.
Amherst
  • How: Call Dr. Halina Bienkowski @ 902-667-1622 
  • Who: Open to patients with no provider from across NS
Millbrook
  • Where: Millbrook Health Centre
  • How: Call 902-895-9468
    • Available monthly for patients in the Millbrook Community only
Pictou
  • Where: Pictou West Health Centre
  • How: Call Lenora Brace, NP @ 902-485-5416
  • Who: Open to patients with no provider or if uncomfortable with their male provider
  • Note: Patients call 1-888-480-8588 (or local 902-473-7438) to have a copy of their PAP Hx sent to the clinic via fax 1-833-859-4205
Pugwash
  • Where: North Cumberland Memorial Hospital 
  • How: Call 902-243-2521, option 2 then option 1
  • Who: Open to patients in the catchment area with no provider (or if they have a male provider but aren’t comfortable with them for Pap testing).
Truro
  • Where: Truro Sexual Health Centre
  • Dr. Bauld & Dr. Webster
  • Tel: 902-956-1550
    • Wednesday evening clinic
    • Open to patients with no provider from across Nova Scotia

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

Annapolis Royal
  • Where: Annapolis Community Health Centre
    821 St. George St.
  • Who: Open to patients with no provider from within the catchment area
  • How: Call 902-532-2324
Berwick
  • Where: Western Kings Memorial Health Centre
    121 Orchard Street
  • How: Call 902-538-3111
  • What: Monthly Pap clinics with female clinician
Bridgewater
  • Where: Bridgewater and Area Family Health Centre
    42 Glen Allan Drive, Medical Arts Building, Suite 110
  • Who: For Lunenburg County residents
  • When: By appointment only
  • How: Call 902-527-1800, Option 6 for more information
Bridgewater
  • Where: South Shore Regional Hospital
  • How: Call 902-543-4604 ext. 1452  
  • Note: Leave a message, you will receive a call when a clinic is available (may take a couple months)

Digby and Area

  • Where: Digby and Area Health Services Centre, 71 West St
  • Who: For Digby County residents
  • When: By appointment only
  • How: Call 902-245-1307 for more information
  • What: PAP and STI testing offered

Kentville

  • Where: The Red Door
    10 Webster Street - Suite 203, Kentville
  • Who: Confidential sexual health services for people ages 13 - 30*.
  • How: Call 902-679-1411, drop in
    or email info@thereddoor.ca
  • What: Appointments available for routine pap tests for individuals between 25-30 years of age without a health care provider*
  • *Note: NS screening guidelines recommend that paps are for individuals age 25 and over.  Learn more here.

Liverpool

  • Where: Queens County Primary Care Clinic
    Queens Family Health
    Queens General Hospital
    175 School Street, Liverpool
  • Who: For Queens County residents without a provider
  • When: By appointment only
  • How: Call 902-354-3322 for more information

Middleton

  • Where: Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital
    462 Main Street
  • Who: Open to patients with no provider from across Nova Scotia
  • How: Call 902-825-5206
New Germany (Bridgewater)
  • Where: New Germany and Area Health Centre
    100 Varner Road, New Germany
  • Who: Anyone requiring a PAP
  • When: By appointment only
  • How: Call 902-644-2361 for more information
 
Shelburne
  • Where: Shelburne Family Practice
  • How: Call 902-875-2321 
  • Who: Open to patients with no provider in the Shelburne area 
  • What: Monthly well woman clinic with female nurse practitioner
Windsor 
  • Where: Hants Community Hospital
  • How: Call 902-792-2034 (Have health card # when booking)
  • Who: Open to patients with no provider from across Nova Scotia
  • When: Clinics booked twice monthly

Wolfville

  • Where: Eastern Kings Memorial Health Centre
    123 Earnscliffe Avenue
  • How: Call 902-542-2266
Yarmouth

 

  • Where: Tri-County Wellness Centre (formerly known as The Leahey Wellness Clinic)
  • 12 Cumberland Street, Yarmouth
  • How: Call 902-742-1790
    Or call Centre toll-free at 1-877-742-0085 and request to be transferred to the Well Woman Clinic
  • Who: Female NP and Female MD, will see patients with no provider or patients with a FD ONLY if they are not comfortable having procedure done by a male MD.
  • What: PAP & STI testing offered

 

Yarmouth
  • Where: Yarmouth Regional Hospital
    Megan LeBlanc, Nurse Practitioner
  • How: Call 902-742-3542, extension 1459
  • Who: Open to patients with no provider from across Nova Scotia