Strait Richmond Hospital

Strait Richmond Hospital is a fifteen-bed facility (plus five restorative care beds) located in Evanston, Richmond County Nova Scotia. Opened in 1980, Strait Richmond Hospital serves the health care needs of the residents of communities in Richmond County and the southern portion of Inverness County. The Strait Richmond Hospital is located 80 kilometers from St. Martha's Regional Hospital. The hospital also houses an eleven-bed inpatient unit for Addiction Services.

Contact Information

Mailing Address: Strait Richmond Hospital 
138 Hospital Road, Evanston
Richmond Co., NS
B0E 1J0

Phone Number: 902-625-3100
Fax Number: 902-625-3804
Facility Manager: Kathy Chisholm

Directions to Hospital

The Strait Richmond Hospital is located at exit #45 on the #104 Highway, 11 kilometers (7 miles) east of Port Hawkesbury.


Listed below are the different programs and services offered at this hospital site. For more information, telephone numbers and street addresses and a complete list of all services available throughout GASHA please use the Program Directory found on the side bar to the right or on the main page. For any other inquires about hospital programs and services please contact the main switchboard line, listed above or in the Program Directory.

  • Diagnostic Imaging 
  • EKG
  • Emergency Services
  • Hospice and Palliative Care
  • Internal Medicine 
  • Laboratory Services
  • Mental Health Out Patient Services
  • Nutrition and Dietetic Counseling 
  • Occupational Therapy 
  • Pediatrics
  • Physiotherapy 
  • Rheumatology 
  • Social Work Services

Ambulatory Care Clinics

  • Chemotherapy 
  • Diabetes Education Centre
  • Foot Care
  • Hospice and Palliative Care
  • Dialysis (QEII Satellite Clinic)
  • EN Pap Screening Program 
  • Seniors Advisory Committee
  • Well Men's Clinic (Urology)

Hospital Auxiliary

The Hospital Auxiliary operates The Gift Shop located in the main lobby of the Strait Richmond Hospital. The Gift Shop offers an assortment of gifts for baby showers, wedding presents, graduations, birthdays and anniversaries.

Gift Shop

Monday - Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Hours are subject to change without notice depending of the number of volunteers available to work on a certain day.

If you are interested in volunteering, or for more information about the Auxiliary contact:

Islandview Hospital Auxiliary
Strait Richmond Hospital
RR #1, Cleveland
Richmond, Co., NS
B0E 1J0

Phone: 902-625-3100
Fax: 902-625-3804

Hospital Foundation

The Strait Richmond Health Care Foundation is committed to raising funds to purchase much needed medical equipment. The Foundation provides the ongoing, annual source of funding for medical equipment for the Strait Richmond Hospital. Together, with the help of many generous donors and volunteers, the foundation works to make sure the finest care is available for you and your loved ones.

The ‘Tree of Life' is displayed in the hospital's lobby, is one means to make a donation as a living memorial for a loved one. The tree makes a beautiful statement about the caring of our clients and their families.

All donations are tax deductible and official receipts for income tax purposes will be issued.

If you would like more information on how to make a donation, become a volunteer, or if you would like to share your experience with us, please call us on the main level of the hospital:

Strait Richmond Healthcare Foundation
138 Hospital Road, Evanston
RR #1, Cleveland, NS
B0E 1J0

Phone: 902-625-7234
Fax: 902-625-3086