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

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
11 days
20 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
25 days
20 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
8 days
57 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
50 days
26 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
42 days
36 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
24 days
55 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
55 days
42 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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72 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
7 days
11 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
6 days
12 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
11 days
16 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
11 days
21 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
14 days
22 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
7 days
29 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
16 days
22 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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---
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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35 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Glasgow
12 days
25 days
Amherst
33 days
23 days
Kentville
15 days
44 days
Dartmouth
24 days
43 days
Yarmouth
50 days
21 days
Halifax
24 days
48 days
Halifax
41 days
33 days
Halifax
22 days
53 days
Bridgewater
57 days
19 days
Yarmouth
56 days
22 days
Kentville
42 days
36 days
North Sydney
52 days
29 days
Dartmouth
32 days
53 days
Sydney
44 days
47 days
Dartmouth
55 days
43 days
Dartmouth
44 days
55 days
Antigonish
67 days
38 days
Halifax
22 days
87 days
Truro
52 days
62 days
Truro
58 days
57 days
Yarmouth
25 days
93 days
Kentville
72 days
69 days
Bridgewater
112 days
29 days
Antigonish
118 days
52 days
Halifax
114 days
68 days
Bridgewater
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North Sydney
---
24 days
Amherst
---
16 days
Kentville
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Halifax
---
80 days
Sydney
---
72 days
New Glasgow
---
33 days
Halifax
---
20 days
Kentville
---
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New Glasgow
72 days
---
Halifax
---
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Halifax
---
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Bridgewater
---
---
Truro
---
29 days
Truro
---
43 days
Amherst
---
25 days
Sydney
---
85 days
Sydney
---
32 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
6 days
15 days
Bridgewater
16 days
5 days
New Glasgow
8 days
14 days
Amherst
14 days
8 days
Yarmouth
14 days
11 days
Sydney
6 days
23 days
Truro
8 days
22 days
Yarmouth
13 days
18 days
Halifax
14 days
21 days
Dartmouth
11 days
27 days
Halifax
14 days
24 days
Halifax
12 days
27 days
Antigonish
15 days
24 days
Bridgewater
23 days
16 days
Halifax
9 days
31 days
Kentville
9 days
31 days
Kentville
17 days
24 days
Dartmouth
14 days
29 days
Dartmouth
20 days
27 days
Antigonish
18 days
35 days
Kentville
13 days
40 days
Truro
23 days
35 days
North Sydney
48 days
15 days
Halifax
32 days
32 days
Dartmouth
29 days
40 days
Bridgewater
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North Sydney
---
22 days
Amherst
---
9 days
Kentville
---
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Halifax
---
31 days
Sydney
---
48 days
New Glasgow
---
20 days
Halifax
---
17 days
Kentville
---
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New Glasgow
63 days
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Halifax
---
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Halifax
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Bridgewater
---
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Truro
---
26 days
Truro
---
32 days
Amherst
---
14 days
Sydney
---
27 days
Sydney
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26 days

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