Meeting Healthcare Needs

East Hants has everything you need for a successful medical practice. Our family physicians are able to connect with medical specialists and experts for all of their patient referral needs who are within a 30-minute drive.

Local Clinics and Healthcare Services

Most of East Hants falls within the Nova Scotia Health’s Northern Zone, however, some parts of our communities in Enfield and Mount Uniacke are within the Central Zone.

Locally, we have medical clinics in:

  • Elmsdale
  • Kennetcook
  • Shubenacadie
  • Mount Uniacke

Healthcare services offered within the East Hants area include Mental Health & Addictions Services; Electrocardiograms (EKGs); Blood/Specimen Collection; Public Health Services; Continuing Care; Diabetes Centre and Clinics; Pedorthic Clinic (eg. Orthotics); Psychologist; Massage Therapy; Physiotherapy Clinic; Well Woman Clinic; Seniors Clinic; and, Palliative Care.

Visit our Opportunities page to see if there are any vacancies in our area and to find contact information for Nova Scotia Health Physician Recruiters.

Regional Healthcare Facilities

East Hants is next door to Halifax, which is home to several tertiary care centres for all ages including the QEII Health Sciences Centre, the IWK Health Centre, and Dalhousie University. Our regional hospital, the Colchester East Hants Health Centre is also nearby in Truro.

Allied Health Professionals

East Hants also has a strong network of allied health professionals working together to provide the full continuum of care locally. These allied health professionals include physiotherapists, chiropractors, massage therapists, a speech-language pathologist and others.


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