AFTER-HOURS MEDICAL CLINIC

This clinic is not an emergency room-

if you require urgent assistance please visit your nearest emergency room or call 911.

THIS CLINIC IS NOT AN EMERGENCY ROOM.
IF YOU ARE IN NEED OF IMMEDIATE CARE- PLEASE CALL 911 OR VISIT YOUR LOCAL EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT.
HOURS
Monday: 5pm - 9pm
Tuesday: 5pm - 9pm
Wednesday: 5pm - 9pm
Thursday: 5pm - 9pm
Friday: 5pm - 9pm
Saturday: 10am -5pm
Sunday: Closed
*The clinic is closed on holidays. Please refer to the news tab for updates on closures.
What you need to know
  • Numbers are given out at 4:30 (on weekdays) prior to registration. 
  • Numbers are given on a first-come, first-serve basis in the order of arrival.
  • Registration begins at 4:30 once numbers have been given out.
  • Once you have been registered and given an appointment time, you are welcome to leave until your designated time. However, please ensure you check with reception before doing so.

121 Orchard St

RR 3 P.O. Box 490

Berwick, NS B0P 1E0

Canada

 

Administrative Switchboard: 902-538-3111

Common reasons for visit
 
  • Prescription refills.
  • Medical evaluations.
  • Back, arm, leg pain (break/sprain).
  • Minor cuts, bumps or bruises.
  • Referral for blood work, diagnostic imaging, and other tests.
  • Sore throat.
  • Ear infection.
  • Cough, cold, and flu-like symptoms.
When you should go to an emergency room
 
  • Your heart has stopped or you’ve experienced a life-threatening trauma.
  • You are having symptoms of a heart attack or stroke- this includes chest pain of any kind.
  • You aren't conscious or have recently lost consciousness since the injury.
  • You're having a lot trouble breathing.
  • You are bleeding severely. 
  • You are having urgent mental health concerns. 
  • You are showing signs of serious infection.
  • You have experienced a major head injury.
  • You have experienced a deep cut or have a foreign object in your eyes/ears.
 
Other options
  • Call 811 to speak with a registered nurse and get advice on non-urgent medical matters. This service is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. 
  • If you do not have a family practice, call 811 or visit www.needafamilypractice.ca to join a provincial wait list. 
  • Your community pharmacist may offer advice on non-urgent medication matters.