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 ?
103 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
52 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
21 days
37 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
60 days
41 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
46 days
61 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
68 days
43 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
111 days
66 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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Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
---
43 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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28 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
16 days
13 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
14 days
17 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
14 days
31 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
19 days
28 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
15 days
32 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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Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
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35 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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13 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
15 days
33 days
Sydney
38 days
27 days
Yarmouth
56 days
10 days
Bridgewater
29 days
37 days
Sydney
32 days
43 days
Amherst
57 days
20 days
Halifax
26 days
52 days
Dartmouth
31 days
48 days
Halifax
23 days
61 days
Yarmouth
58 days
28 days
Yarmouth
55 days
33 days
Truro
49 days
44 days
Sydney
60 days
41 days
Dartmouth
37 days
64 days
Halifax
34 days
69 days
Truro
46 days
58 days
Truro
21 days
90 days
New Glasgow
77 days
48 days
Kentville
111 days
24 days
Bridgewater
117 days
22 days
Dartmouth
108 days
43 days
Bridgewater
84 days
70 days
Halifax
105 days
50 days
Kentville
87 days
74 days
Antigonish
135 days
53 days
Halifax
159 days
37 days
Kentville
134 days
66 days
North Sydney
---
13 days
Amherst
---
20 days
Kentville
---
49 days
Halifax
---
207 days
New Glasgow
---
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Halifax
---
22 days
Bridgewater
---
27 days
Truro
---
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Halifax
---
59 days
Dartmouth
---
38 days
Antigonish
---
56 days
Truro
---
29 days
Amherst
---
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Sydney
60 days
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
5 days
12 days
Yarmouth
11 days
8 days
Bridgewater
12 days
14 days
Amherst
18 days
11 days
Yarmouth
14 days
18 days
Yarmouth
27 days
8 days
Halifax
8 days
28 days
Sydney
16 days
21 days
Halifax
19 days
20 days
Sydney
23 days
18 days
Kentville
18 days
23 days
Halifax
11 days
34 days
Bridgewater
13 days
33 days
Halifax
21 days
25 days
Sydney
33 days
15 days
Bridgewater
23 days
26 days
Dartmouth
21 days
28 days
Dartmouth
21 days
30 days
Halifax
16 days
37 days
Dartmouth
19 days
35 days
Kentville
12 days
43 days
Truro
34 days
22 days
Truro
15 days
47 days
New Glasgow
34 days
29 days
Antigonish
31 days
36 days
Kentville
33 days
38 days
Truro
39 days
38 days
North Sydney
---
8 days
Amherst
---
10 days
Kentville
---
29 days
Halifax
---
150 days
New Glasgow
---
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Halifax
---
19 days
Bridgewater
---
19 days
Truro
---
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Halifax
---
38 days
Dartmouth
---
38 days
Antigonish
---
27 days
Truro
---
22 days
Amherst
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Sydney
29 days
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