Soldiers Memorial Hospital’s Emergency Department Closures

Thursday, March 3, 2023

MIDDLETON, N.S. – The Soldiers Memorial Hospital emergency department is regularly open from 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. (closing at 1:30 p.m.) daily, unless otherwise noted on our Temporary Closure page:

The emergency department at Soldiers Memorial Hospital (SMH) will be closed:

from 1:30 p.m. FRIDAY, MARCH 3rd until 7:30 a.m. WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15, 2023

Anyone with urgent medical needs should call 911. For general health advice and information call 811, which is a service offered 24 hours a day, seven days a week by experienced registered nurses.

The Mental Health and Addictions Crisis Line can also be reached 24/7 by calling 1-888-429-8167. Mental health and addictions tools and resources are online:

Know where to go for health care  is a helpful guide to accessing health care services in Nova Scotia Health’s western zone.

All temporary closures can be found online at