Service/Procedure Summary

Repair of a hernia in the groin area. A hernia occurs when a piece of an organ sticks through the wall that should normally contain it.

Consult
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
227 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
247 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
43 days
100 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
76 days
147 days
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
172 days
86 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
105 days
163 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
103 days
216 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
176 days
170 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
213 days
137 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
227 days
195 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
136 days
307 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
190 days
283 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
306 days
314 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
306 days
379 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
336 days
350 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
479 days
334 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
8 days
29 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
33 days
57 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
39 days
53 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
35 days
70 days
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
81 days
28 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
55 days
55 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
56 days
62 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
31 days
87 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
90 days
33 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
45 days
98 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
61 days
114 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
78 days
113 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
105 days
107 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
139 days
108 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Glasgow
28 days
32 days
Bridgewater
54 days
34 days
Yarmouth
37 days
73 days
Yarmouth
42 days
72 days
Halifax
62 days
85 days
Yarmouth
51 days
100 days
Kentville
73 days
82 days
Truro
43 days
117 days
Truro
90 days
75 days
Halifax
57 days
115 days
Truro
37 days
144 days
Yarmouth
26 days
157 days
Amherst
40 days
144 days
Bridgewater
51 days
135 days
Halifax
76 days
112 days
Bridgewater
71 days
132 days
Halifax
85 days
124 days
Halifax
85 days
151 days
Antigonish
97 days
140 days
Kentville
75 days
184 days
Windsor
213 days
57 days
Halifax
65 days
205 days
Kentville
109 days
163 days
Amherst
176 days
107 days
Bridgewater
99 days
184 days
Truro
89 days
248 days
Truro
151 days
191 days
Dartmouth
176 days
226 days
Bridgewater
250 days
163 days
Sydney
156 days
262 days
Antigonish
240 days
195 days
Sydney
214 days
224 days
Halifax
238 days
220 days
Amherst
143 days
342 days
Kentville
121 days
382 days
Sydney
197 days
345 days
Dartmouth
378 days
219 days
Dartmouth
457 days
158 days
Dartmouth
382 days
237 days
Sydney
182 days
464 days
Dartmouth
252 days
412 days
New Glasgow
591 days
334 days
Halifax
553 days
549 days
Kentville
880 days
283 days
Halifax
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Sydney
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Antigonish
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Antigonish
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Inverness
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40 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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211 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
16 days
21 days
Yarmouth
8 days
30 days
Yarmouth
29 days
12 days
Yarmouth
6 days
37 days
New Glasgow
18 days
29 days
Bridgewater
29 days
27 days
Halifax
34 days
32 days
Antigonish
15 days
51 days
Halifax
31 days
35 days
Truro
30 days
42 days
Kentville
35 days
39 days
Bridgewater
25 days
51 days
Amherst
32 days
50 days
Halifax
39 days
43 days
Kentville
32 days
55 days
Halifax
39 days
49 days
Truro
21 days
67 days
Sydney
62 days
44 days
Kentville
58 days
52 days
Windsor
84 days
27 days
Halifax
33 days
79 days
Bridgewater
29 days
86 days
Halifax
47 days
70 days
Dartmouth
62 days
58 days
Amherst
29 days
92 days
Truro
16 days
105 days
Amherst
69 days
54 days
Halifax
23 days
102 days
Bridgewater
47 days
82 days
Bridgewater
49 days
81 days
Sydney
55 days
78 days
Truro
35 days
128 days
Truro
85 days
104 days
Dartmouth
128 days
91 days
Dartmouth
120 days
101 days
Sydney
101 days
122 days
Dartmouth
171 days
57 days
Antigonish
135 days
100 days
Halifax
153 days
128 days
Kentville
176 days
130 days
Kentville
44 days
348 days
New Glasgow
245 days
167 days
Dartmouth
188 days
256 days
Sydney
131 days
327 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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Sydney
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Antigonish
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Antigonish
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Inverness
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23 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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123 days

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