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 ?
100 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
64 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
35 days
32 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
53 days
29 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
33 days
77 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
113 days
44 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
93 days
69 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
78 days
93 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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---
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
---
62 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
---
64 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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50%

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

90%

Surgeonsort descending Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
North Sydney
47 days
22 days
North Sydney
---
22 days
Amherst
45 days
24 days
Kentville
---
---
Yarmouth
---
17 days
Halifax
27 days
41 days
Halifax
---
120 days
New Glasgow
---
---
Halifax
83 days
55 days
Yarmouth
---
---
Sydney
50 days
38 days
New Glasgow
---
40 days
Kentville
63 days
37 days
Halifax
---
---
Bridgewater
93 days
30 days
New Glasgow
168 days
64 days
Kentville
16 days
59 days
Halifax
---
---
Sydney
83 days
125 days
Bridgewater
---
---
Yarmouth
---
---
Truro
---
---
Dartmouth
93 days
50 days
Dartmouth
26 days
36 days
Halifax
---
35 days
Bridgewater
91 days
34 days
Truro
91 days
37 days
Dartmouth
---
40 days
Halifax
49 days
52 days
Antigonish
100 days
53 days
Truro
---
---
Amherst
---
---
Yarmouth
---
18 days
Halifax
69 days
74 days
Kentville
35 days
---
Truro
48 days
43 days
Dartmouth
29 days
28 days
Truro
72 days
58 days
Sydney
27 days
44 days
Kentville
141 days
51 days
Halifax
---
---
Sydney
50 days
42 days
Bridgewater
68 days
29 days
Dartmouth
55 days
56 days

50%

Surgeonsort descending Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
North Sydney
29 days
20 days
North Sydney
---
12 days
Amherst
16 days
14 days
Kentville
---
---
Yarmouth
---
12 days
Halifax
15 days
20 days
Halifax
---
58 days
New Glasgow
---
---
Halifax
22 days
28 days
Yarmouth
---
---
Sydney
23 days
21 days
New Glasgow
---
26 days
Kentville
24 days
24 days
Halifax
---
---
Bridgewater
53 days
21 days
New Glasgow
33 days
36 days
Kentville
12 days
44 days
Halifax
---
---
Sydney
14 days
28 days
Bridgewater
---
---
Yarmouth
---
---
Truro
---
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Dartmouth
26 days
33 days
Dartmouth
13 days
29 days
Halifax
---
21 days
Bridgewater
15 days
19 days
Truro
43 days
29 days
Dartmouth
---
28 days
Halifax
16 days
23 days
Antigonish
30 days
30 days
Truro
---
---
Amherst
---
---
Yarmouth
---
8 days
Halifax
23 days
33 days
Kentville
9 days
---
Truro
18 days
36 days
Dartmouth
12 days
14 days
Truro
36 days
35 days
Sydney
13 days
32 days
Kentville
31 days
37 days
Halifax
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Sydney
29 days
21 days
Bridgewater
12 days
15 days
Dartmouth
26 days
28 days

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