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
Geography
Location300 Pleasant Street, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada
Coordinates44°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
Organization
Care systemPublic Medicare (Canada)
Hospital typeTeaching
Affiliated universityDalhousie University Faculty of Medicine
Services
Beds116
SpecialityPsychiatric
History
Founded1858
Links
WebsiteNova Scotia Hospital
ListsHospitals 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.[1]

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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