Service/Procedure Summary

Breast cancer surgery includes mastectomy, lumpectomy, and breast reconstruction completed at the same time as mastectomy.

Consult
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
29 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
42 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
21 days
29 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
29 days
27 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
19 days
37 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
29 days
37 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
14 days
54 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
36 days
37 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
36 days
43 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
41 days
56 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
---
30 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
---
---
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
---
24 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
9 days
16 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
11 days
15 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
10 days
19 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
6 days
24 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
9 days
21 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
12 days
20 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
12 days
23 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
13 days
24 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
---
21 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
---
---
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
---
8 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeonsort descending Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
25 days
30 days
Sydney
16 days
46 days
Amherst
27 days
30 days
Yarmouth
14 days
54 days
Halifax
---
---
New Glasgow
10 days
32 days
Yarmouth
24 days
27 days
Sydney
31 days
39 days
Amherst
---
---
New Glasgow
22 days
51 days
Sydney
35 days
55 days
Kentville
14 days
---
Kentville
32 days
56 days
Antigonish
56 days
27 days
Halifax
21 days
28 days
Halifax
20 days
38 days
Glace Bay
9 days
31 days
Bridgewater
32 days
43 days
Halifax
---
---
Yarmouth
---
---
Truro
48 days
30 days
Truro
34 days
37 days
Antigonish
---
---
Halifax
19 days
30 days
Antigonish
13 days
27 days
Halifax
---
---
Truro
22 days
38 days
Yarmouth
23 days
---
Yarmouth
---
---
Kentville
21 days
44 days
Truro
16 days
33 days
Truro
30 days
27 days
Sydney
---
---
Sydney
8 days
26 days
Kentville
85 days
57 days
Sydney
21 days
34 days
Halifax
27 days
37 days
Halifax
21 days
29 days

50%

Surgeonsort descending Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
8 days
15 days
Sydney
16 days
22 days
Amherst
6 days
14 days
Yarmouth
11 days
12 days
Halifax
---
---
New Glasgow
9 days
22 days
Yarmouth
6 days
15 days
Sydney
15 days
21 days
Amherst
---
---
New Glasgow
8 days
19 days
Sydney
12 days
23 days
Kentville
12 days
---
Kentville
11 days
30 days
Antigonish
14 days
22 days
Halifax
8 days
10 days
Halifax
8 days
20 days
Glace Bay
7 days
14 days
Bridgewater
12 days
14 days
Halifax
---
---
Yarmouth
---
---
Truro
20 days
16 days
Truro
6 days
22 days
Antigonish
---
---
Halifax
8 days
16 days
Antigonish
8 days
20 days
Halifax
---
---
Truro
12 days
19 days
Yarmouth
16 days
---
Yarmouth
---
---
Kentville
9 days
36 days
Truro
5 days
13 days
Truro
7 days
14 days
Sydney
---
---
Sydney
5 days
18 days
Kentville
13 days
22 days
Sydney
12 days
13 days
Halifax
15 days
18 days
Halifax
9 days
12 days

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