North Cumberland Memorial Hospital
North Cumberland Memorial Hospital

260 Gulf Shore Road
Pugwash, NS B0K 1L0

Administrative Switchboard: 902-243-2521

More about this location


The emergency department is located on the main floor and can be accessed through the rear entrance. 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 throughout the day based on patient needs and preferences. Family and friends may bring food to a patient but should confirm with nursing staff that it does not conflict with any food restrictions.


Free parking.

Inpatient Rooms

North Cumberland Memorial Hospital rooms are for short term patients. They are private rooms and have no fees.

TV and Phone in Your Room

TV and phones are available at no cost.

Inpatient Meals

During your stay at the hospital, you will receive breakfast, lunch and supper daily. Meals are prepared off-site and offer a full range of food services to inpatients. 

Spiritual Spaces and Quiet Rooms

There is a family room onsite.


North Cumberland Memorial Hospital is located in Pugwash, Nova Scotia. It provides a variety of health services, including emergency care, to the communities of Pugwash, Wallace, Malagash, Port Howe and surrounding areas.