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 ?
73 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
55 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
34 days
28 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
26 days
60 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
49 days
38 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
41 days
57 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
174 days
45 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
228 days
56 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
---
28 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
---
70 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
---
36 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
---
20 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
16 days
15 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
11 days
29 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
16 days
27 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
19 days
34 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
18 days
42 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
32 days
34 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
---
13 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
---
27 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
---
33 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
---
8 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
18 days
18 days
North Sydney
33 days
22 days
Halifax
24 days
34 days
Bridgewater
13 days
51 days
Antigonish
13 days
61 days
Truro
47 days
29 days
Dartmouth
41 days
41 days
Sydney
39 days
46 days
Yarmouth
58 days
28 days
Bridgewater
60 days
29 days
Truro
46 days
45 days
Halifax
33 days
59 days
Dartmouth
31 days
62 days
Dartmouth
42 days
55 days
Yarmouth
47 days
57 days
Truro
21 days
83 days
Kentville
59 days
45 days
Halifax
44 days
62 days
New Glasgow
83 days
47 days
Bridgewater
117 days
22 days
Halifax
98 days
50 days
Dartmouth
118 days
38 days
Antigonish
228 days
53 days
Halifax
282 days
48 days
Sydney
---
43 days
Kentville
---
42 days
Yarmouth
---
13 days
Halifax
---
196 days
Sydney
---
27 days
Halifax
---
---
Kentville
---
77 days
Halifax
---
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Halifax
---
61 days
Bridgewater
---
70 days
Truro
---
29 days
Amherst
---
---
Kentville
---
---
Sydney
---
---
Halifax
---
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
8 days
9 days
North Sydney
7 days
11 days
Bridgewater
12 days
13 days
Halifax
12 days
20 days
Antigonish
7 days
27 days
Yarmouth
26 days
8 days
Yarmouth
14 days
22 days
Sydney
18 days
18 days
Halifax
20 days
22 days
Bridgewater
12 days
32 days
Truro
22 days
22 days
Halifax
15 days
29 days
Antigonish
23 days
25 days
Halifax
15 days
34 days
Kentville
21 days
28 days
Bridgewater
28 days
23 days
Halifax
24 days
27 days
New Glasgow
24 days
30 days
Dartmouth
20 days
34 days
Dartmouth
20 days
34 days
Truro
10 days
46 days
Dartmouth
20 days
37 days
Dartmouth
35 days
31 days
Truro
39 days
35 days
Sydney
---
15 days
Kentville
---
29 days
Yarmouth
---
9 days
Halifax
---
59 days
Sydney
---
21 days
Halifax
---
---
Kentville
---
58 days
Halifax
---
---
Halifax
---
30 days
Bridgewater
---
27 days
Truro
---
22 days
Amherst
---
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Kentville
---
---
Sydney
---
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Halifax
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