About Us

If you live in Rocky Mount, North Carolina or surrounding communities, UNC Health Nash is your high-quality health care provider. We’ll give you compassionate, friendly care and access to specialized services so you can stay close to home and get the care you need.

Our Mission

To Improve the health and wellbeing of our community

Who We Are

UNC Nash is a nonprofit hospital affiliate of UNC Health Care, a leading national health care system. Our partnership with UNC offers expertise, innovation, resources, and research to the patients we serve in eastern North Carolina.

Comprehensive Health Services

You have access to a wide range of locally available care and services in Rocky Mount, including a total of 345 beds at four licensed hospitals:

In recent years, UNC Nash has grown our health care services with new facilities and advanced technology, including:

Distinguished Doctors

We have a diverse medical staff of approximately 180 physicians on active medical staff at UNC Nash, including surgeons, orthopedists, primary care providers, neurosurgeons, gastroenterologists, plastic surgeons, cardiologists, nephrologists, urologists, and gynecologists.

Through our partnership with UNC Health Care and its UNC Physicians Network, as well as the many community physicians on our medical staff, our patients can access expert doctors in Rocky Mount and across North Carolina.

UNC Nash Leadership

UNC Nash executive team members steer the day-to-day operations of our health care services and facilities. Our board of commissioners governs UNC Nash. The Nash County Board of Commissioners appoints 15 board members, and the current and past presidents of the medical staff as well as the president of UNC Health Nash, serve as ex-officio voting members. Board meetings are open to the public. View board meeting notices.

UNC Nash History

In the 1960s, Nash county community leaders had the vision to create a new hospital in their area to meet health care needs in Rocky Mount. Read our history to learn about how UNC Nash started, progressed, and continues to improve the lives of our patients.

Commitment to Our Community

Senior leaders, board members, staff, and physicians at UNC Nash work in the community to build relationships and break down barriers to care. We have a commitment to the communities we serve in Nash, Edgecombe, Halifax, Wilson, and Johnston counties. As your community health care provider for more than 35 years, we see you not as only a patient; you’re our neighbors, friends, and family.

Quality Care Close to Home

Take advantage of the safe, high-quality care UNC Nash provides. Our hospitals are accredited for meeting or exceeding national standards. Health care services at UNC Nash receive awards and recognition that highlights the level of care given to patients. Even with these quality indicators, we continue to look for ways to innovate and improve the quality of care and services we provide to our community.

UNC Health Nash Foundation

Explore the ways the UNC Health Nash Foundation supports health care services at UNC Nash and helps promote wellness in our community.


Service is the purpose of our volunteer auxiliary. Our volunteers contribute their time and talents to help make the lives of our patients and staff better.

Our Community

UNC Nash is located in Rocky Mount, North Carolina. Rocky Mount is a city in the Twin Counties of Edgecombe and Nash in eastern North Carolina. Rocky Mount’s more than 60,000 residents benefit from one of the lowest costs of living in the country. The city has received the All-American City Award from the National Civic League twice, in 1969 and 1999.

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