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 ?
83 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
50 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
27 days
35 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
64 days
36 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
69 days
61 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
91 days
29 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
93 days
30 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
104 days
34 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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50 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
19 days
22 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
19 days
27 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
20 days
22 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
30 days
21 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
33 days
29 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
45 days
27 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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31 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Kentville
16 days
59 days
Halifax
26 days
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Sydney
27 days
43 days
Dartmouth
27 days
52 days
Halifax
27 days
50 days
Sydney
27 days
38 days
Bridgewater
28 days
35 days
Bridgewater
31 days
19 days
Dartmouth
36 days
29 days
New Glasgow
40 days
35 days
Halifax
46 days
40 days
Truro
48 days
39 days
Truro
50 days
37 days
Dartmouth
55 days
34 days
Amherst
55 days
21 days
Bridgewater
58 days
29 days
Kentville
62 days
37 days
Halifax
69 days
69 days
Truro
76 days
58 days
Sydney
83 days
76 days
Halifax
83 days
55 days
Sydney
93 days
42 days
Dartmouth
93 days
97 days
Bridgewater
93 days
30 days
Antigonish
100 days
48 days
Kentville
141 days
51 days
Halifax
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45 days
Kentville
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Kentville
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Truro
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Dartmouth
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32 days
New Glasgow
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43 days
Halifax
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58 days
Yarmouth
---
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Amherst
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Yarmouth
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37 days
New Glasgow
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40 days
North Sydney
---
22 days
North Sydney
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31 days
Yarmouth
---
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Yarmouth
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14 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
8 days
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Kentville
10 days
42 days
Truro
11 days
32 days
Dartmouth
12 days
15 days
Sydney
13 days
25 days
Bridgewater
13 days
15 days
Halifax
14 days
21 days
Bridgewater
14 days
15 days
Sydney
17 days
28 days
Halifax
17 days
26 days
Dartmouth
18 days
29 days
Halifax
19 days
33 days
Dartmouth
20 days
25 days
New Glasgow
20 days
25 days
Bridgewater
20 days
19 days
Sydney
20 days
23 days
Halifax
22 days
29 days
Kentville
23 days
37 days
Kentville
24 days
24 days
Dartmouth
26 days
34 days
Bridgewater
27 days
21 days
Antigonish
28 days
28 days
Amherst
30 days
13 days
Sydney
32 days
22 days
Truro
36 days
26 days
Truro
64 days
34 days
Halifax
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25 days
Kentville
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Kentville
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Truro
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Dartmouth
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25 days
New Glasgow
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23 days
Halifax
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36 days
Yarmouth
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Amherst
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Yarmouth
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12 days
New Glasgow
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29 days
North Sydney
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12 days
North Sydney
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21 days
Yarmouth
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Yarmouth
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6 days

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