SOUTH SHORE HEALTH
South Shore Health is one of nine health districts in Nova Scotia created by the Health Authorities Act to oversee the delivery of health services in the province.
South Shore Health provides community and hospital-based services to the 60,000 residents of Lunenburg and Queens Counties. More than 1100 employees and 100 medical staff work within the organization to provide health care. In addition to acute care services provided at South Shore Regional, Fishermen's Memorial and Queens General hospitals, responsibilities include several community-based programs, including Addictions, Mental Health, Public Health, Rehabilitation, Palliative Care Services, and Continuing Care.
FISHERMEN'S MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
14 High Street
PO Box 1180
Lunenburg, Nova Scotia
Phone: (902) 634-8801
Fishermen’s Memorial is an acute care community hospital with six Acute Care beds, two Observation Beds, 12 Alternate Level of Care Beds, 12 Restorative Care beds, 10 Addiction Services beds and a 23-bed Veterans' Unit.
QUEENS GENERAL HOSPITAL
PO Box 370
Liverpool, Nova Scotia
Queens General is an acute care community hospital with a 22-bed combined Medical and Surgical Unit (includes 3 Concentrated Nursing Care beds plus two telemetry units with full cardiac monitoring capability) and a Day Surgery Unit.
SOUTH SHORE REGIONAL HOSPITAL
90 Glen Allan Drive
Bridgewater, Nova Scotia
Phone: (902) 543-4603
South Shore Regional is a primary and secondary care hospital and designated District Trauma Centre with 80 Medical, Surgical, Intensive Care, Obstetrics, Pediatric and Mental Health inpatient beds.
1606 Lake Road
Shelburne, Nova Scotia
Roseway is a community hospital serving about 15,000 Shelburne County residents with primary care services, inpatient, ambulatory and emergency care. Nineteen inpatient beds include acute medical care, convalescent, cardiac care, pediatrics and care for people awaiting long-term care placement
The Department of Health and Wellness provides better health care for Nova Scotians and their families by offering programs and services that protect and promote health, and treat illness.
The department was formed in 2011 when the Department of Health Promotion and Protection and Department of Health merged. The merger recognized health care as a continuum that requires a focus on both prevention and treatment.
Continuing Care along with the district health authorities and the IWK have a shared mission to work together to empower individuals, families, partners, and communities to promote, improve and maintain the health of Nova Scotians.
SOUTH SHORE DISTRICT HEALTH AUTHORITY
Unit 2, 821 King Street
Bridgewater, Nova Scotia B4V 1B7
Phone: (902) 527-5882
SOUTH WEST DISTRICT HEALTH AUTHORITY
60 Vancouver Street
Yarmouth, Nova Scotia B5A 2P5
Phone: (902) 742-3541