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 ?
80 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
48 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
58 days
21 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
39 days
48 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
55 days
36 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
83 days
56 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
110 days
49 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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48 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
---
44 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
42 days
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
11 days
25 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
27 days
15 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
20 days
26 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
19 days
29 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
18 days
35 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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29 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
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33 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
21 days
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
29 days
28 days
Sydney
15 days
43 days
Dartmouth
30 days
33 days
Truro
15 days
49 days
Sydney
27 days
38 days
Bridgewater
29 days
40 days
Dartmouth
39 days
38 days
North Sydney
41 days
39 days
Halifax
46 days
37 days
Bridgewater
58 days
29 days
Halifax
31 days
59 days
Antigonish
42 days
48 days
Halifax
46 days
52 days
Dartmouth
48 days
52 days
Kentville
68 days
37 days
North Sydney
103 days
15 days
Kentville
67 days
51 days
Dartmouth
68 days
50 days
Halifax
65 days
55 days
Sydney
93 days
42 days
Sydney
83 days
56 days
Halifax
128 days
60 days
Kentville
110 days
98 days
Amherst
---
21 days
Kentville
---
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Yarmouth
48 days
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Halifax
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New Glasgow
---
46 days
Yarmouth
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36 days
New Glasgow
---
76 days
Halifax
---
41 days
New Glasgow
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Bridgewater
---
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Halifax
---
52 days
Bridgewater
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34 days
Truro
---
47 days
Truro
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Amherst
---
26 days
Amherst
---
20 days
Yarmouth
---
18 days
Kentville
---
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Truro
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58 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
6 days
18 days
Dartmouth
12 days
15 days
Bridgewater
14 days
15 days
Halifax
13 days
18 days
Dartmouth
12 days
22 days
North Sydney
28 days
8 days
Halifax
12 days
25 days
Sydney
21 days
21 days
Sydney
14 days
29 days
Kentville
21 days
24 days
Antigonish
15 days
30 days
Halifax
19 days
26 days
Truro
11 days
35 days
North Sydney
23 days
25 days
Bridgewater
21 days
28 days
Dartmouth
20 days
29 days
Dartmouth
21 days
28 days
Kentville
10 days
41 days
Sydney
34 days
21 days
Halifax
24 days
32 days
Dartmouth
26 days
34 days
Kentville
25 days
37 days
Halifax
13 days
52 days
Amherst
---
14 days
Kentville
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Yarmouth
17 days
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Halifax
---
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New Glasgow
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25 days
Yarmouth
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12 days
New Glasgow
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26 days
Halifax
---
21 days
New Glasgow
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Bridgewater
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Halifax
---
31 days
Bridgewater
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16 days
Truro
---
24 days
Truro
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Amherst
---
17 days
Amherst
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15 days
Yarmouth
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10 days
Kentville
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Truro
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43 days

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