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 ?
98 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
57 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
44 days
23 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
23 days
62 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
41 days
46 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
63 days
50 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
84 days
30 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
98 days
59 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
---
24 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
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33 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
11 days
18 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
11 days
20 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
26 days
18 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
23 days
24 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
19 days
39 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
44 days
40 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
---
20 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
---
---
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
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22 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
23 days
20 days
Halifax
24 days
23 days
North Sydney
33 days
22 days
Yarmouth
41 days
21 days
Halifax
33 days
47 days
New Glasgow
30 days
51 days
Truro
11 days
70 days
Dartmouth
41 days
43 days
Sydney
43 days
46 days
Dartmouth
31 days
62 days
Antigonish
32 days
61 days
Dartmouth
31 days
62 days
Kentville
54 days
45 days
Bridgewater
60 days
40 days
Truro
58 days
45 days
Yarmouth
47 days
57 days
Halifax
44 days
62 days
Kentville
86 days
34 days
New Glasgow
83 days
47 days
Bridgewater
117 days
22 days
Halifax
98 days
55 days
Dartmouth
118 days
38 days
Halifax
159 days
48 days
Antigonish
228 days
35 days
Sydney
---
43 days
Kentville
---
42 days
Yarmouth
---
20 days
Halifax
---
196 days
Sydney
---
28 days
Halifax
---
28 days
Kentville
---
77 days
Halifax
---
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Truro
---
34 days
Halifax
---
63 days
Bridgewater
33 days
---
Truro
---
29 days
Truro
---
37 days
Amherst
---
17 days
Amherst
---
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Kentville
---
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Sydney
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
North Sydney
7 days
12 days
Amherst
15 days
10 days
Bridgewater
12 days
15 days
Halifax
10 days
18 days
Yarmouth
22 days
8 days
Yarmouth
10 days
21 days
Antigonish
5 days
26 days
Sydney
17 days
17 days
Halifax
13 days
23 days
Kentville
21 days
18 days
Kentville
18 days
22 days
Halifax
20 days
21 days
Halifax
16 days
27 days
New Glasgow
13 days
32 days
Dartmouth
18 days
28 days
Truro
7 days
42 days
Bridgewater
28 days
23 days
Antigonish
28 days
24 days
Halifax
20 days
32 days
Dartmouth
19 days
34 days
Dartmouth
20 days
36 days
Truro
28 days
32 days
New Glasgow
35 days
29 days
Dartmouth
35 days
31 days
Sydney
---
18 days
Kentville
---
21 days
Yarmouth
---
14 days
Halifax
---
94 days
Sydney
---
21 days
Halifax
---
20 days
Kentville
---
61 days
Halifax
---
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Truro
---
24 days
Halifax
---
31 days
Bridgewater
23 days
---
Truro
---
22 days
Truro
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22 days
Amherst
---
9 days
Amherst
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Kentville
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Sydney
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