Service/Procedure Summary

Colorectal Cancer Surgery is surgery for proven or suspected cancer including bowel resection or repair, colectomy, colostomy, ileostomy, perineal resection and removal of rectal tumours.

Consult
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
82 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
46 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
30 days
43 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
44 days
29 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
57 days
21 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
16 days
69 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
34 days
54 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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11 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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Truro
Colchester Regional Hospital
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43 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
14 days
17 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
15 days
20 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
13 days
31 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
11 days
36 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
23 days
34 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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9 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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Truro
Colchester Regional Hospital
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33 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Glasgow
11 days
28 days
North Sydney
27 days
23 days
Amherst
28 days
28 days
Yarmouth
27 days
29 days
Dartmouth
17 days
43 days
Dartmouth
20 days
43 days
Kentville
25 days
41 days
Halifax
21 days
49 days
Halifax
22 days
48 days
Dartmouth
32 days
42 days
Yarmouth
18 days
58 days
Halifax
20 days
59 days
Truro
41 days
39 days
Halifax
48 days
35 days
Bridgewater
50 days
36 days
Truro
37 days
57 days
Sydney
44 days
51 days
Kentville
27 days
69 days
Dartmouth
44 days
53 days
Sydney
30 days
69 days
Antigonish
76 days
29 days
Halifax
34 days
80 days
Kentville
63 days
51 days
Halifax
27 days
102 days
Halifax
106 days
61 days
Truro
155 days
40 days
Antigonish
283 days
52 days
Bridgewater
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33 days
Dartmouth
---
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North Sydney
---
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Amherst
---
23 days
Antigonish
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Kentville
---
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Yarmouth
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27 days
Glace Bay
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22 days
New Glasgow
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33 days
Halifax
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26 days
Kentville
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Bridgewater
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Halifax
---
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Bridgewater
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48 days
Truro
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Amherst
---
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Kentville
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Halifax
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Sydney
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
6 days
17 days
Yarmouth
7 days
18 days
Antigonish
6 days
19 days
New Glasgow
7 days
21 days
Yarmouth
16 days
13 days
Bridgewater
14 days
16 days
North Sydney
12 days
19 days
Amherst
21 days
11 days
Dartmouth
7 days
25 days
Halifax
10 days
26 days
Halifax
14 days
23 days
Halifax
8 days
29 days
Dartmouth
13 days
28 days
Sydney
14 days
27 days
Kentville
18 days
25 days
Truro
10 days
35 days
Kentville
13 days
37 days
Halifax
14 days
36 days
Truro
16 days
34 days
Antigonish
28 days
25 days
Halifax
15 days
38 days
Dartmouth
20 days
34 days
Truro
33 days
26 days
Halifax
30 days
30 days
Dartmouth
29 days
32 days
Kentville
28 days
39 days
Halifax
27 days
49 days
Bridgewater
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15 days
Dartmouth
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North Sydney
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Amherst
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12 days
Antigonish
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Kentville
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Yarmouth
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11 days
Glace Bay
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13 days
New Glasgow
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20 days
Halifax
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17 days
Kentville
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Bridgewater
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Halifax
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Bridgewater
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20 days
Truro
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Amherst
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Kentville
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Halifax
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Sydney
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