Our Women’s Health Clinics are generally held on Saturday mornings at all of our clinic locations. The frequency of these clinics depends on...
Friendly, modern and convenient alternatives to waiting for hours in an emergency room to have your acute or minor medical problem taken care.
We have been servicing the walk-in medical needs of HRM since 2001. For your convenience, most of our clinics are open until 9 pm Monday-Friday and 11am-5pm on weekends and holidays.
Walk-in Medical Clinics
No appointments is required, you can visit at your preferable time. Simply see our timings and walk-in to be seen by the clinic physician at any of our locations.
Save time with the Family Focus Walk-in Medical Clinics
A visit to one of our medical clinics may save you several hours of waiting in one of the local Emergency Departments.
Your external ear canal may be blocked with ear wax. A quick, safe and effective way to deal with this problem is to have the wax flushed out of your ear canal.
Your travel agent may suggest that you get some vaccinations before you go. You can visit any of our clinics to have your travel vaccinations.
Many sore throats are viral and do not require an antibiotic. A physician may take a throat swab to help them determine if your sore throat is caused by...
This year the influenza vaccine will protect you against two strains of the Influenza A (including an H1N1 strain) and two strains of Influenza B. Similar to...
Suture is a medical process used to hold body tissues together after an injury. The suturing of minor lacerations can be performed at any of our clinics.
The Family Focus is working to make blood collections an easier process for patients while maintaining the highest level of quality and patient safety.
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Flu Shot Clinics
All of our clinics offer flu shots that are free of charge and open to the public. Please check our website at end of September for a schedule of the Flu Shot Clinics for the current influenza season.
Osteoporosis Screening Program
You can have a bone density assessment performed by a qualified technician at one of our clinics. You will be provided a printed, detailed report about your bone health that can be taken to your family physician for interpretation and advice.
Blood Collection Services
We offer several blood collection clinics throughout Halifax and Dartmouth with flexible hours to provide the most convenient blood collection services.
Dr. Mary Botrous
Dr. Leslie B. Griffin
Dr. Adala Hanna
Dr. George Lee
Dr. Wayne MacLeod
Dr. Ade Akindele
Dr. Saroj Premsagar
Dr. Soha Rizk
Dr. Kobus DeJager
Dr. Margaret Sawler
Dr. John Stevens
Dr. Susan Wong
Dr. Dierdre Bergin
Dr. Tamer Toma
Dr. Ruth Pacis
Dr. Pedro Diaz
Dr. Paul Young
Dr. Peter MacAulay
Dr. Beryl Howard
Have some Questions?
Our regular hours can differ by locations. Most clinics are open Monday – Friday until 9 pm with 11 am – 5 pm weekend and holiday hours. You can see regular open hours on the locations page. We will also keep you informed of clinic closures and reduced clinic hours with daily updates on the website.
We do not make appointments, simply walk in to be seen at any of our clinics. Our Walk-In Clinics are first come, first serve. Depending on the volume of patients, we may stop registering before end of each shift because we are at capacity.
You can visit one of our clinics closest to you. If the hour is late, please confirm by phone before coming in.
Nova Scotians who need a family physician or nurse practitioner can now call 811 between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m., Monday through Friday, or visit http://www.nshealth.ca/need-family-practice-data, to be added to a provincial wait list. The list is managed by the Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA).
Individuals on the wait list will be contacted when a spot becomes available. Those who joined a local wait list through NSHA before Nov. 1, 2016, have been added to the new list they maintain their order of priority based on the date of their original call.
Yes, with your permission we will fax a copy of your walk-in visit to your family physician. As well, if we order any investigations during your walk-in encounter we will request that a copy of the result be sent to your family physician. This allows for good continuity in your medical care by keeping your family physician informed of any medical treatments that are initiated at one of our clinics.
For Blood Collection Services, Flu Shot Clinics and Women’s Health Clinics please refer to our calendar