The Atlantic Health Sciences Corporation administers the overall health services for Region 2 of the NB Department Of Health.
The Sussex Health Centre, a modern 25 bed facility, is an integral part of the AHSC. This facility is committed to being patient focused, proactive, responsive and collaborative in the delivery of health services to the people of our community.
The strengths of this facility include the following:
Being part of the Emergency Medical Services network for Health Region 2. The Sussex Health Centre provides emergency care and ambulance service 24 hours/day, 7 days/week, carried out by highly trained and skilled personnel. The on-site service is supported by access to medical specialists at the Saint John Regional Hospital.
Inpatient and outpatient services include cardiac intensive care, surgery, family medicine, pediatrics and palliative care. A team approach to care is provided by 11 family physicians, 1 surgeon, 1 radiologist, nursing, diagnostic therapeutic rehabilitation staff and support personnel. Numerous visiting specialists conduct ambulatory clinics for plastic surgery, cardiology, ENT, gynecology, internal medicine, pediatrics, urology, orthopedic and neurology services.
For the convenience of the patients the Sussex Health Centre offers walk-in service as well as service by appointment for ECG, X-ray and laboratory medicine daily, Monday through Friday. Mammography and ultrasound services including teaching can be booked by calling 506-432-3229.
The Extra-Mural Program, attached to the facility, provides interdisciplinary comprehensive acute, long term and rehab services to people in their homes and in other community settings.
The Sussex Health Centre also has strong linkages with other community supports such as Family Community Social Services and surrounding nursing homes.
Available Mental Health Services include addiction counseling and linkages with the Community Mental Health Services.
The Kiwanis Nursing Home, a 75 bed long term care facility, is also attached to the Health Centre.