Extra-Mural Program

The New Brunswick Extra-Mural Program (EMP) delivers primary health care services to New Brunswickers of all ages in their homes and communities.

EMP, known by many as the “hospital without walls”, includes a team of over 850 professionals who provide quality home health care services to eligible residents when their needs can be met safely in the community. 

The EMP team delivers acute, palliative, chronic, rehabilitative and supportive care services, as well as providing patients with access to additional services including medical, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, respiratory therapy, social work, clinical dietetics, speech language pathology, pharmacy, as well as nursing care available on a 24/7 basis.

EMP operates on a client and family centered model with a focus on building and maintaining partnerships with clients and their families, physicians, agencies, departments and other service providers to best meet patient needs.