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 ?
230 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
247 days
Instructions - Instructional text.

Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
77 days
114 days
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
114 days
126 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
99 days
204 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
101 days
204 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
175 days
148 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
159 days
205 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
190 days
186 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
237 days
208 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
266 days
202 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
315 days
210 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
339 days
219 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
274 days
288 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
228 days
359 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
452 days
266 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
383 days
401 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
29 days
16 days
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
36 days
31 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
17 days
60 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
32 days
52 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
35 days
55 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
59 days
45 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
13 days
100 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
54 days
67 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
72 days
60 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
100 days
42 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
53 days
91 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
104 days
139 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
144 days
115 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
148 days
177 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
192 days
139 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish
62 days
16 days
Amherst
67 days
57 days
Bridgewater
39 days
94 days
Truro
35 days
129 days
Yarmouth
68 days
102 days
Bridgewater
125 days
57 days
Halifax
42 days
156 days
Inverness
72 days
126 days
Yarmouth
27 days
176 days
Sydney
84 days
119 days
Sydney
84 days
119 days
Bridgewater
88 days
142 days
Yarmouth
26 days
223 days
Kentville
139 days
111 days
North Sydney
228 days
37 days
Truro
109 days
167 days
Halifax
106 days
186 days
Amherst
107 days
186 days
Halifax
64 days
240 days
Halifax
106 days
204 days
Truro
92 days
218 days
Windsor
177 days
147 days
Truro
94 days
238 days
Truro
105 days
243 days
Dartmouth
83 days
280 days
Kentville
151 days
226 days
Amherst
203 days
197 days
Yarmouth
199 days
205 days
New Glasgow
217 days
187 days
Kentville
187 days
230 days
Sydney
292 days
141 days
Halifax
408 days
27 days
Halifax
408 days
27 days
Dartmouth
180 days
258 days
Bridgewater
252 days
197 days
Sydney
221 days
244 days
Sydney
221 days
244 days
Dartmouth
257 days
281 days
Kentville
401 days
165 days
Dartmouth
284 days
286 days
Halifax
306 days
301 days
Dartmouth
272 days
359 days
Halifax
341 days
359 days
Kentville
447 days
262 days
Halifax
350 days
377 days
Sydney
298 days
470 days
New Glasgow
576 days
264 days
Halifax
176 days
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Halifax
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731 days
Amherst
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Sydney
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Antigonish
131 days
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Antigonish
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Halifax
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
25 days
20 days
Antigonish
38 days
16 days
Yarmouth
13 days
41 days
Sydney
22 days
35 days
Sydney
22 days
35 days
Inverness
36 days
26 days
Windsor
29 days
34 days
Truro
19 days
46 days
Bridgewater
20 days
48 days
Kentville
35 days
36 days
Amherst
37 days
35 days
Halifax
11 days
68 days
Bridgewater
31 days
52 days
Truro
40 days
46 days
Kentville
43 days
47 days
Yarmouth
14 days
79 days
Halifax
10 days
88 days
Yarmouth
41 days
69 days
Dartmouth
56 days
54 days
Truro
56 days
56 days
Truro
35 days
85 days
Truro
43 days
84 days
Amherst
46 days
87 days
Halifax
20 days
113 days
Sydney
114 days
21 days
Yarmouth
20 days
123 days
Kentville
52 days
93 days
Sydney
103 days
44 days
Sydney
103 days
44 days
Halifax
34 days
120 days
North Sydney
144 days
27 days
New Glasgow
116 days
60 days
Bridgewater
113 days
65 days
Dartmouth
35 days
162 days
Halifax
173 days
27 days
Halifax
173 days
27 days
Kentville
71 days
132 days
Amherst
87 days
116 days
Dartmouth
107 days
118 days
Sydney
59 days
178 days
New Glasgow
149 days
110 days
Kentville
187 days
76 days
Dartmouth
87 days
223 days
Halifax
196 days
129 days
Dartmouth
164 days
190 days
Halifax
223 days
166 days
Halifax
173 days
273 days
Halifax
93 days
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Halifax
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458 days
Amherst
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Sydney
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Antigonish
13 days
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Antigonish
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Halifax
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