Yarmouth Regional Hospital  provides specialized care to the more than 58,000 people of Shelburne, Yarmouth, and Digby Counties. In 2013, it was selected as a new Family Medicine Training site, creating five more family residency training spots at Dalhousie medical school. Yarmouth Regional Hospital is also the Yarmouth campus for the Dalhousie School of Nursing.

For a brief history of your regional hospital, click here.

Please note: Patients and approved visitors coming to Yarmouth Regional Hospital are reminded they must enter the hospital through the North-front main entrances ONLY.

  • North Main Entrance – Building A (by Admitting/Registration). Doors are locked at night from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. Patients must buzz to enter after 8 p.m.
  • Rehab / Day Surgery Entrance – Building C. These doors are open from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., and locked evenings, weekends and holidays. Patients with appointments in Building C, doctors offices, cancer centre, etc., may use this entrance.

*Please visit the Nova Scotia Health’s temporary closures page for up-to-date information about any unexpected closures and service interruptions at this facility.


Services Include

  • Addictions Services – including inpatient withdrawal management and community-based services
  • Alternate Level of Care Unit
  • Ambulatory Care Clinics – visiting clinics
  • Breast Screening – mammograms (through Diagnostic Imaging)
  • Cancer Care Centre
  • Cardiovascular Program
  • Chronic Pain Clinic
  • Continuing Care
  • Diabetes Education
  • Diagnostic Imaging: X-Ray, CT, MRI, Ultrasonography
  • 24-hour Emergency Department
  • Falls Prevention
  • Family Wellness – Nurse Practitioner Clinic
  • Kidney Clinic
  • Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
  • Laboratory Services – blood collection, water testing
  • Maternal-Child / Obstetrics / Pre-Natal Clinic
  • Mental Health – Inpatient / Outpatient
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Palliative and Supportive Care
  • Physiotherapy
  • Pre-Natal Clinic
  • Public Health
  • Recreation Therapy
  • Renal Dialysis / Kidney Clinic
  • Respiratory Therapy – Asthma Clinic / COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) Clinic
  • Stroke Program
  • Surgery / Laparoscopic Surgery / Day Surgery
  • Veterans Place – veterans unit
  • Volunteer Services

Visiting Hours

Please note: There are currently visitor restrictions in place due to COVID-19. Please visit the Nova Scotia Health’s temporary closures page for up-to-date information. Patients and approved visitors should park in the North-front parking lot, closest to Vancouver Street, or the Grove Road parking lot.  Visitors are welcome daily from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Please check with nursing staff, if you want to visit outside of the standard visiting hours. There is a rest period (no visitors) the Maternal-Child Unit, second floor, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. daily. *Learn more about NSHA’s Family Presence Policy, which welcomes up to two people named by the patient to be their family or primary support person/people.

Special Considerations

Scents (such as perfume, cologne, hairspray) cause health problems for many people. Please do not use scented products. All South West Health properties are tobacco product free; smokers must go off hospital grounds to use tobacco products.


Patients and approved visitors should park in the North-front parking lot, closest to Vancouver Street, or the Grove Road parking lot. A $4 parking fee will be charged when you exit the hospital parking lot. Please make sure you have correct change before leaving the hospital. Monthly parking passes are available and can be paid with credit or debit. There are also a limited number of free accessible parking spaces available.


Contact Information:

Yarmouth Regional Hospital 60 Vancouver Street Yarmouth, NS B5A 2P5 General Switchboard: (902) 742-3541 Patient Switchboard: (902) 742-6600 Fax: (902) 742-0369