Service/Procedure Summary

Adult patients are 16 years old or older.

A chest scope is a test that looks at the inside of the lungs. Chest scopes include procedures called bronchoscopy, thoracoscopy, pleuroscopy and mediastinoscopy. The wait times shown are for chest scopes performed under general anesthesia.

Consult
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
23 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
50 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
23 days
35 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
7 days
15 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
11 days
26 days
Halifax
25 days
43 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
9 days
14 days
Halifax
14 days
27 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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