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 Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
27 days
35 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
64 days
36 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
91 days
29 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
93 days
30 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
69 days
61 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
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
19 days
22 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
20 days
22 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
19 days
27 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
---
31 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
---
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Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

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

50%

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

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