Nova Scotia Hospital

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Nova Scotia Hospital
Nova Scotia Health Authority
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Nova Scotia Hospital
Nova Scotia Hospital is located in Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia Hospital
Location in Nova Scotia
Location 300 Pleasant Street, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada
Coordinates 44°39′06″N 63°32′58″W / 44.6517°N 63.5495°W / 44.6517; -63.5495Coordinates: 44°39′06″N 63°32′58″W / 44.6517°N 63.5495°W / 44.6517; -63.5495
Care system Public Medicare (Canada)
Hospital type Teaching
Affiliated university Dalhousie University Faculty of Medicine
Beds ?
Speciality Psychiatric
Founded 1858
Website Nova Scotia Hospital
Lists Hospitals in Canada

The Nova Scotia Hospital is a psychiatric hospital in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. It is the province's largest mental health facility.

Co-founded by the Hon. Hugh Bell and Dorothea Dix, it opened its doors in 1858 as the Mount Hope Asylum for the Insane and today it is a fully accredited teaching facility affiliated with Dalhousie University.

It is operated by the Nova Scotia Health Authority.

The former Nova Scotia Hospital Foundation is now the Mental Health Foundation of Nova Scotia.

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