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 ?
43 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
47 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
24 days
35 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
34 days
40 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
50 days
34 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
60 days
43 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
46 days
59 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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37 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
41 days
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Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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13 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
8 days
16 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
10 days
17 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
18 days
28 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
12 days
36 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
21 days
33 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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28 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
11 days
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Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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7 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
15 days
33 days
Bridgewater
20 days
29 days
Bridgewater
29 days
37 days
Yarmouth
44 days
33 days
Dartmouth
31 days
48 days
Truro
20 days
64 days
Halifax
26 days
59 days
Yarmouth
58 days
28 days
Yarmouth
56 days
37 days
Dartmouth
37 days
57 days
Halifax
41 days
62 days
Truro
46 days
58 days
Sydney
60 days
46 days
Halifax
46 days
61 days
Kentville
111 days
26 days
Halifax
109 days
37 days
Dartmouth
108 days
43 days
Bridgewater
84 days
70 days
Halifax
105 days
53 days
Antigonish
135 days
43 days
Kentville
134 days
50 days
Kentville
87 days
98 days
Sydney
191 days
27 days
North Sydney
---
41 days
North Sydney
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Amherst
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Kentville
---
49 days
Halifax
---
207 days
New Glasgow
---
46 days
New Glasgow
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48 days
Halifax
---
41 days
New Glasgow
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Bridgewater
---
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Halifax
---
59 days
Truro
---
44 days
Dartmouth
---
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Antigonish
---
41 days
Truro
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38 days
Amherst
---
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Amherst
---
20 days
Sydney
60 days
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
2 days
15 days
Yarmouth
17 days
9 days
Bridgewater
11 days
15 days
Yarmouth
18 days
16 days
Yarmouth
27 days
7 days
Halifax
15 days
20 days
Sydney
16 days
21 days
Kentville
15 days
23 days
Sydney
23 days
15 days
Halifax
12 days
28 days
Halifax
15 days
25 days
Truro
11 days
29 days
Bridgewater
16 days
30 days
Dartmouth
19 days
27 days
Dartmouth
19 days
28 days
Kentville
11 days
42 days
Halifax
15 days
43 days
Antigonish
31 days
28 days
Halifax
24 days
35 days
Dartmouth
26 days
34 days
Truro
36 days
33 days
Kentville
34 days
38 days
Bridgewater
40 days
35 days
North Sydney
---
31 days
North Sydney
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Amherst
---
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Kentville
---
30 days
Halifax
---
148 days
New Glasgow
---
25 days
New Glasgow
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26 days
Halifax
---
21 days
New Glasgow
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Bridgewater
---
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Halifax
---
34 days
Truro
---
23 days
Dartmouth
---
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Antigonish
---
27 days
Truro
---
22 days
Amherst
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Amherst
---
11 days
Sydney
28 days
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