Health Care and Doctors

Fishermen's Memorial Hospital

The Fishermen's Memorial Hospital has 43 beds and support facilities for medical, outpatient/emergency and long term care. The hospital is well equipped with diagnostic and treatment services including: Laboratory, EKG, Diagnostic Imaging, Pharmacy, Bone Densitometry, Social Work, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, a Drug and Alcohol Dependency Unit (with 10 beds), and Program, and Diabetes Education Centre and a Veterans Unit.

South Shore Regional Hospital

In 1992, the South Shore Regional Hospitaland Fishermen's Memorial Hospital merged under one Board of Directors to improve local health care services. South Shore Regional Hospital, which is located in Bridgewater, only 22 km from Lunenburg, complements the facilities and services offered in Lunenburg at the Fishermen's Memorial Hospital. Area residents have access to comprehensive and excellent health care delivery.

Dentists, Chiropractors, Physicians, Specialists, Physiotherapists and Massage Therapists can be found in Lunenburg.

Harbour View Haven

Harbour View Haven Home for Special Care is located on historic Blockhouse Hill, Lunenburg. Its dedicated staff provide loving care for the 127 residents.

Two senior citizens' apartment complexes also make Lunenburg attractive to seniors.


Lunenburg Family Health
Dr. Beaton Doctor 902-634-7000
Dr. Contrad Doctor 902-634-7000
Dr. Jenkins Doctor 902-634-7000
Dr. Martell Doctor 902-634-7000
Krissinda Knickle Nurse Practioner 902-634-7000
Crystal Harris Family Practice Nurse 902-634-7000
Pelham Medical Services
Dr. Kelly Doctor 902-634-4454
Dr. Millen Doctor 902-634-4454
Krista Knickle Nurse Practioner 902-634-4454
Axel Saile Nurse Practioner 902-634-4454
Alliance Dental
Dr. Freeman Dentist 902-634-8880
Dr. Moore Dentist 902-634-8880
Mermaid Vision
Dr. Carton Optomistrist 902-634-4404

Chiropractors, Massage Therapists and Physiotherapists

emOcean Spa 902-640-8484 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Nova Functional Assessments and Therapy 902-634-8765  
Dr. Laurie J. Flavin, Chiropractor



VON Lunenburg County

VON Lunenburg County

Corporate Health Services
Adult Day Program
Foot Care Clinic (held every Friday morning)
On the Move - Assisted transportation program
Frozen Favorites
Safety Check-In Program

1924 Northwest Road
PO Box 147
Blockhouse, NS B0J 2E0

pdf VON Brochure (1.75 MB)

pdf Frozen Favorites Brochure and Application (377 KB)

pdf VON Community Support Program (1.13 MB)

pdf VON Foot Care Clinics (919 KB)

Lyme Disease Information

Please read Dr. Lynda Earle, Medical Officer of Health, South Shore Health, message about Lyme Disease in the area.