Digby General Hospital
Digby General Hospital

75 Warwick Street
Digby, NS B0V 1A0
Canada

Administrative Switchboard: 902-245-2501
Patient Switchboard: 902-245-6555

*Please visit our temporary closures page for up-to-date information about any unexpected closures and service interruptions at this facility.

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Emergency

*Please visit our temporary closures page for up-to-date information about any unexpected closures and service interruptions at this facility.

The emergency department is located on the main level. It is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. 

If you need help immediately, call 911.

To access the mental health mobile crisis team call 902-429-8167 or toll-free at 1-888-429-8167. This is a 24 hour, seven days a week phone service to help you or your loved one cope with mental health and addiction challenges in the moment. 

Clinics and Services

Visiting Hours

Visitors are welcome between 11 a.m. and 8 p.m. Please check with nursing staff, if you want to visit outside of the standard visiting hours. 

Parking

A $4 parking fee will be charged with you exit the parking lot. Please make sure you have the correct change before leaving the hospital. 

WiFi and Internet Access

Free public WiFi.

Semi-private and Private Rooms in Nova Scotia Hospitals

  • Private room: Includes one bed and one washroom. You can find current rates here.
  • Semi-private room: Includes two beds separated by curtains and one washroom. You can find current rates here.

Space in our private and semi-private rooms is limited. The sooner we have your insurance information the more likely we are to be able to accommodate your request.

When the booking clerk calls with your hospital admission date, let them know you are interested in a private or semi-private room.

When you are admitted, be sure to have your private insurance card with you and let the admitting clerk know you have requested a private or semi-private room.TV & Phone in your Room

You can find updated information about costs associated with semi-private and private Rooms in the hospital here.

Fees and Bill Payments

You can find updated information about fees and bill payments for Canadians and out of country patients here.

TV and Phone in your Room

TV Service

Bedside TV rental is available. The cost is $11 plus taxes per day. If you have requested a private or semi private room, the cost of the TV services will be covered. There is information provided in your room to set up your TV.

Phone Service

Bedside phone service is available. There is a connection fee for this service and you will also be charged a daily rate and will be billed for any long distance calls. To set up your phone service, dial 899 from your bedside phone.

Inpatient Meals

During your stay at the hospital, you will receive breakfast, lunch and supper daily. If you follow a special diet or have food-related allergies or sensitivities, let us know when you arrive.

Cafeteria and Vending Machines

Cafeteria, main level
Hours of operation:
Monday to Friday: 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. and noon to 1 p.m. 
Weekends and holidays: Closed

Spiritual Spaces and Quiet Rooms

There is a Chapel and a palliative care family room on the second level.

Bank Machines

A bank machine and a change machine are located in the lobby of the hospital.

About

The Digby General Hospital is located on Warwick St. It provides medical care to the residents of the surrounding areas.