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 ?
171 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
169 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facilitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
210 days
202 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
176 days
131 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
95 days
139 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
135 days
202 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
218 days
233 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
254 days
123 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
238 days
123 days
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
52 days
48 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
48 days
128 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
123 days
66 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
203 days
197 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
119 days
71 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
194 days
156 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
59 days
68 days

50%

Community Facilitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
70 days
63 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
50 days
36 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
39 days
66 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
42 days
85 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
105 days
90 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
80 days
60 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
95 days
64 days
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
16 days
22 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
20 days
58 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
54 days
30 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
117 days
66 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
30 days
27 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
66 days
49 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
27 days
37 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
151 days
38 days
Halifax
126 days
49 days
Dartmouth
356 days
146 days
Bridgewater
127 days
86 days
Bridgewater
42 days
69 days
Halifax
64 days
93 days
Sydney
108 days
102 days
Halifax
203 days
99 days
Yarmouth
115 days
57 days
Amherst
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Yarmouth
58 days
72 days
Halifax
576 days
502 days
Kentville
148 days
117 days
Truro
92 days
121 days
North Sydney
114 days
53 days
Antigonish
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Sydney
211 days
86 days
Sydney
271 days
227 days
North Sydney
---
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Truro
125 days
184 days
Halifax
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Truro
73 days
65 days
Dartmouth
208 days
174 days
Truro
95 days
132 days
Halifax
26 days
79 days
Yarmouth
55 days
68 days
Halifax
161 days
198 days
Halifax
237 days
114 days
Amherst
97 days
154 days
New Glasgow
301 days
202 days
Dartmouth
---
182 days
Antigonish
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Inverness
41 days
34 days
Kentville
195 days
133 days
Amherst
154 days
231 days
Sydney
129 days
107 days
Bridgewater
27 days
43 days
New Glasgow
154 days
155 days
Kentville
137 days
220 days
Sydney
96 days
14 days
Halifax
---
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Halifax
48 days
139 days
Halifax
42 days
169 days
Halifax
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Truro
23 days
79 days
Dartmouth
133 days
216 days
Dartmouth
205 days
195 days
Dartmouth
154 days
292 days
Kentville
95 days
75 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
30 days
22 days
Halifax
111 days
19 days
Dartmouth
170 days
74 days
Bridgewater
80 days
54 days
Bridgewater
25 days
34 days
Halifax
30 days
50 days
Sydney
29 days
28 days
Halifax
139 days
22 days
Yarmouth
46 days
36 days
Amherst
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Yarmouth
27 days
38 days
Halifax
179 days
216 days
Kentville
53 days
39 days
Truro
36 days
64 days
North Sydney
39 days
26 days
Antigonish
---
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Sydney
35 days
31 days
Sydney
57 days
103 days
North Sydney
---
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Truro
41 days
70 days
Halifax
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Truro
49 days
36 days
Dartmouth
119 days
71 days
Truro
53 days
79 days
Halifax
13 days
41 days
Yarmouth
17 days
27 days
Halifax
112 days
128 days
Halifax
184 days
60 days
Amherst
42 days
83 days
New Glasgow
191 days
121 days
Dartmouth
---
97 days
Antigonish
---
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Inverness
16 days
22 days
Kentville
121 days
27 days
Amherst
45 days
121 days
Sydney
86 days
60 days
Bridgewater
15 days
28 days
New Glasgow
75 days
43 days
Kentville
62 days
65 days
Sydney
64 days
10 days
Halifax
---
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Halifax
19 days
57 days
Halifax
19 days
65 days
Halifax
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Truro
13 days
38 days
Dartmouth
88 days
90 days
Dartmouth
91 days
54 days
Dartmouth
108 days
147 days
Kentville
35 days
33 days

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