Service/Procedure Summary

Repair of a hernia in the abdomen. More common in small children. 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 ?
270 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
302 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
125 days
148 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
195 days
84 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
188 days
127 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
149 days
179 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
103 days
254 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
134 days
226 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
261 days
155 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
251 days
180 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
281 days
286 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
260 days
351 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
276 days
351 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
97 days
539 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
376 days
263 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
321 days
427 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
27 days
44 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
40 days
48 days
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
68 days
32 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
63 days
40 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
42 days
84 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
50 days
86 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
63 days
82 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
96 days
52 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
66 days
98 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
41 days
134 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
123 days
98 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
17 days
226 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
109 days
161 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
186 days
167 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
49 days
104 days
Bridgewater
81 days
98 days
Halifax
119 days
66 days
Truro
105 days
117 days
Sydney
203 days
48 days
Truro
57 days
226 days
Halifax
125 days
199 days
Truro
113 days
218 days
Dartmouth
219 days
138 days
Yarmouth
178 days
184 days
Yarmouth
309 days
69 days
Kentville
123 days
258 days
Sydney
129 days
252 days
Sydney
129 days
252 days
Dartmouth
267 days
151 days
Kentville
181 days
242 days
Windsor
114 days
321 days
Dartmouth
177 days
298 days
Bridgewater
246 days
235 days
Dartmouth
254 days
243 days
Truro
240 days
296 days
Kentville
294 days
259 days
Halifax
276 days
316 days
Antigonish
119 days
539 days
Dartmouth
296 days
370 days
Halifax
285 days
427 days
Sydney
344 days
380 days
Halifax
256 days
729 days
Sydney
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43 days
Sydney
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43 days
Amherst
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Kentville
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New Glasgow
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137 days
Halifax
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146 days
Amherst
92 days
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New Glasgow
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134 days
Halifax
68 days
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Antigonish
43 days
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Antigonish
88 days
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Bridgewater
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Yarmouth
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Halifax
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Truro
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154 days
Amherst
195 days
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Inverness
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Yarmouth
55 days
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Kentville
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283 days
Halifax
375 days
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Halifax
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Halifax
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Windsor
30 days
28 days
Dartmouth
35 days
35 days
Bridgewater
27 days
47 days
Halifax
59 days
16 days
Kentville
29 days
46 days
Yarmouth
17 days
67 days
Truro
39 days
47 days
Bridgewater
37 days
64 days
Truro
53 days
50 days
Kentville
32 days
78 days
Truro
43 days
67 days
Sydney
31 days
110 days
Sydney
31 days
110 days
Sydney
118 days
28 days
Dartmouth
38 days
127 days
Yarmouth
149 days
21 days
Halifax
61 days
120 days
Bridgewater
116 days
91 days
Kentville
62 days
170 days
Truro
125 days
127 days
Sydney
79 days
179 days
Dartmouth
123 days
146 days
Dartmouth
122 days
163 days
Antigonish
8 days
338 days
Halifax
195 days
219 days
Halifax
203 days
222 days
Halifax
223 days
268 days
Dartmouth
270 days
294 days
Sydney
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35 days
Sydney
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35 days
Amherst
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Kentville
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New Glasgow
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74 days
Halifax
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131 days
Amherst
59 days
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New Glasgow
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98 days
Halifax
57 days
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Antigonish
21 days
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Antigonish
21 days
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Bridgewater
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Yarmouth
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Halifax
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Truro
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90 days
Amherst
135 days
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Inverness
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Yarmouth
21 days
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Kentville
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119 days
Halifax
233 days
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Halifax
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Halifax
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