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 ?
170 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
174 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
69 days
39 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
55 days
72 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
53 days
121 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
119 days
69 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
129 days
66 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
94 days
156 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
148 days
156 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
120 days
202 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
191 days
132 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
181 days
155 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
240 days
123 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
238 days
132 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
184 days
197 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
213 days
249 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
15 days
24 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
30 days
26 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
24 days
38 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
22 days
54 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
50 days
36 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
56 days
31 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
51 days
51 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
53 days
54 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
37 days
70 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
40 days
85 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
86 days
41 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
103 days
65 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
118 days
74 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
105 days
98 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
25 days
47 days
Inverness
69 days
34 days
Halifax
26 days
79 days
Bridgewater
42 days
69 days
Yarmouth
55 days
61 days
Truro
49 days
70 days
Yarmouth
50 days
72 days
Yarmouth
55 days
78 days
Halifax
112 days
49 days
Kentville
75 days
89 days
North Sydney
114 days
53 days
Halifax
48 days
121 days
New Glasgow
104 days
78 days
Halifax
64 days
121 days
Bridgewater
151 days
41 days
Truro
23 days
172 days
Bridgewater
119 days
81 days
Sydney
108 days
92 days
Truro
82 days
121 days
Halifax
42 days
169 days
Truro
95 days
133 days
Kentville
144 days
90 days
Amherst
97 days
154 days
North Sydney
154 days
107 days
Kentville
148 days
117 days
Halifax
167 days
119 days
Halifax
203 days
99 days
Truro
125 days
184 days
Sydney
211 days
103 days
Halifax
147 days
197 days
Dartmouth
132 days
216 days
Kentville
137 days
217 days
Amherst
154 days
231 days
Dartmouth
209 days
181 days
Dartmouth
205 days
198 days
New Glasgow
210 days
202 days
Dartmouth
169 days
292 days
Sydney
271 days
227 days
Dartmouth
382 days
146 days
Dartmouth
373 days
233 days
Halifax
576 days
502 days
Antigonish
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Amherst
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Sydney
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Halifax
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Antigonish
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North Sydney
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Halifax
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Halifax
239 days
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Halifax
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Inverness
16 days
23 days
Bridgewater
18 days
26 days
Yarmouth
17 days
30 days
Bridgewater
23 days
27 days
Truro
12 days
40 days
Sydney
29 days
23 days
Bridgewater
33 days
22 days
Halifax
15 days
52 days
Halifax
14 days
54 days
Yarmouth
27 days
41 days
North Sydney
42 days
27 days
Halifax
27 days
44 days
Yarmouth
35 days
39 days
Sydney
38 days
42 days
Kentville
49 days
32 days
Kentville
35 days
47 days
Halifax
19 days
65 days
New Glasgow
48 days
43 days
Truro
37 days
58 days
Truro
39 days
69 days
Halifax
90 days
21 days
Bridgewater
67 days
44 days
Kentville
87 days
31 days
Truro
50 days
71 days
Amherst
28 days
99 days
Truro
49 days
81 days
Kentville
62 days
72 days
Amherst
49 days
90 days
Halifax
119 days
22 days
North Sydney
101 days
56 days
Dartmouth
111 days
75 days
Sydney
89 days
102 days
Dartmouth
98 days
107 days
Halifax
160 days
57 days
Dartmouth
154 days
71 days
Halifax
104 days
128 days
Dartmouth
161 days
72 days
New Glasgow
150 days
121 days
Dartmouth
204 days
114 days
Dartmouth
118 days
212 days
Halifax
176 days
245 days
Antigonish
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Amherst
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Sydney
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Halifax
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Antigonish
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North Sydney
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Halifax
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Halifax
175 days
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Halifax
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