Welcome to Guysborough Memorial Hospital

The Guysborough area enjoys outstanding healthcare through Guysborough Memorial Hospital and its talented team of healthcare professionals. Our doctors are supported by specialists at St. Martha’s Regional Hospital and other healthcare facilities in the province.

A caring healthcare community is highly valued by Guysborough -area residents.

A caring healthcare community is highly valued by Guysborough -area residents.

Well-equipped

• 10 acute-care beds
• 24-hour emergency services, core diagnostic services (including laboratory, x-ray and EKG)
• Diabetes education centre; palliative care; physiotherapy; occupational therapy; foot care clinic; social work; mental health and addiction services; public health and continuing care services 
• Visiting clinics for pediatrics and surgical consults • 50-bed long-term care facility attached to hospital 

Dr. Anita Foley dedicated her career to the provision of high-a quality rural healthcare.

Dr. Anita Foley dedicated her career to the provision of high-a quality rural healthcare.

Recent expansion

The community recently mobilized in response to the need to expand Guysborough Memorial Hospital. The new doctors’ offices provide an outstanding work environment and exceptional convenience.


The beautiful white-sand beaches of Tor Bay Provincial Park.

The beautiful white-sand beaches of Tor Bay Provincial Park.

ideal location

Beautiful beaches are only part of the story. Historical fishing villages dot our coastline and a vibrant arts and culture community adds to our quality of life. Terrific recreational opportunities are abundant and new facilities have expanded our social offerings.

Guysborough is a short drive to Antigonish and St. Martha’s Regional Hospital.

For more information on Guysborough Memorial Hospital and physician opportunities, please contact Leona Purcell, Facility Manager, Guysborough Memorial Hospital Leona.Purcell@NShealth.ca.