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 ?
71 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
61 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
27 days
24 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
30 days
56 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
47 days
43 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
26 days
69 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
52 days
61 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
189 days
62 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
---
48 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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Truro
Colchester Regional Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
14 days
15 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
14 days
16 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
19 days
13 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
13 days
31 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
18 days
33 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
71 days
51 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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---
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
---
27 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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Truro
Colchester Regional Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
8 days
14 days
New Glasgow
24 days
34 days
Sydney
27 days
32 days
New Glasgow
35 days
28 days
Antigonish
27 days
41 days
Bridgewater
39 days
43 days
Halifax
28 days
61 days
Yarmouth
39 days
55 days
Halifax
61 days
34 days
Halifax
47 days
62 days
Truro
66 days
44 days
Dartmouth
46 days
65 days
Yarmouth
101 days
15 days
Sydney
79 days
49 days
Kentville
71 days
58 days
Yarmouth
30 days
111 days
Halifax
84 days
62 days
Amherst
104 days
56 days
Bridgewater
128 days
35 days
Dartmouth
97 days
69 days
Kentville
210 days
51 days
Antigonish
283 days
57 days
Bridgewater
36 days
---
Sydney
---
24 days
Amherst
---
13 days
Halifax
---
61 days
Yarmouth
---
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Truro
---
24 days
Halifax
49 days
---
Glace Bay
---
73 days
Sydney
---
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Kentville
36 days
---
Halifax
30 days
---
Bridgewater
---
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Halifax
43 days
---
Dartmouth
97 days
---
Truro
---
40 days
Dartmouth
120 days
---
Truro
---
41 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
4 days
7 days
Yarmouth
12 days
11 days
Sydney
9 days
17 days
New Glasgow
9 days
18 days
Bridgewater
13 days
16 days
Yarmouth
8 days
22 days
Halifax
15 days
19 days
Bridgewater
14 days
20 days
New Glasgow
18 days
17 days
Kentville
16 days
21 days
Antigonish
10 days
32 days
Sydney
21 days
23 days
Halifax
15 days
31 days
Dartmouth
17 days
29 days
Amherst
35 days
12 days
Yarmouth
22 days
27 days
Truro
23 days
31 days
Halifax
12 days
46 days
Halifax
20 days
41 days
Antigonish
28 days
34 days
Kentville
17 days
47 days
Dartmouth
23 days
53 days
Bridgewater
14 days
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Sydney
---
11 days
Amherst
---
9 days
Halifax
---
35 days
Yarmouth
---
---
Truro
---
22 days
Halifax
34 days
---
Glace Bay
---
20 days
Sydney
---
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Kentville
19 days
---
Halifax
18 days
---
Bridgewater
---
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Halifax
27 days
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Dartmouth
18 days
---
Truro
---
29 days
Dartmouth
31 days
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Truro
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39 days

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