Service/Procedure Summary

Surgery to remove part of the intestines using a special camera called a laparoscope that is inserted through a small cut in the skin called a port.

Consult
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
110 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
106 days
Instructions - Instructional text.

Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Timesort descending
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
35 days
33 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
145 days
48 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
41 days
58 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
95 days
61 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
163 days
98 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
77 days
102 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
148 days
230 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Timesort descending
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
34 days
11 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
14 days
22 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
14 days
23 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
19 days
27 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
27 days
29 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
30 days
30 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
17 days
41 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Timesort descending
Amherst
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34 days
Dartmouth
22 days
42 days
Sydney
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43 days
Sydney
81 days
43 days
Halifax
38 days
45 days
Halifax
213 days
46 days
Amherst
56 days
48 days
Kentville
34 days
55 days
Dartmouth
24 days
58 days
Kentville
471 days
102 days
Kentville
74 days
107 days
Antigonish
563 days
111 days
Sydney
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135 days
Halifax
93 days
153 days
Halifax
107 days
272 days
Bridgewater
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Amherst
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Kentville
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New Glasgow
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North Sydney
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Halifax
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New Glasgow
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Antigonish
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Sydney
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Antigonish
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Yarmouth
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Yarmouth
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Yarmouth
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Sydney
47 days
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Amherst
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Sydney
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Sydney
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Timesort descending
Amherst
23 days
8 days
Halifax
14 days
13 days
Amherst
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14 days
Dartmouth
14 days
19 days
Dartmouth
14 days
23 days
Sydney
19 days
25 days
Halifax
30 days
26 days
Kentville
26 days
27 days
Halifax
32 days
27 days
Sydney
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30 days
Antigonish
19 days
34 days
Kentville
15 days
39 days
Sydney
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43 days
Kentville
20 days
44 days
Halifax
31 days
47 days
Bridgewater
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Amherst
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Kentville
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New Glasgow
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North Sydney
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Halifax
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New Glasgow
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Antigonish
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Sydney
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Antigonish
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Yarmouth
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Yarmouth
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Yarmouth
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Sydney
20 days
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Amherst
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Sydney
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Sydney
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