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 ?
282 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
309 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
42 days
118 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
100 days
114 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
135 days
127 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
140 days
176 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
302 days
124 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
394 days
87 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
260 days
269 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
85 days
486 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
373 days
241 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
231 days
451 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
390 days
417 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
573 days
289 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
517 days
511 days
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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72 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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92 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
13 days
34 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
25 days
39 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
33 days
37 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
39 days
46 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
45 days
48 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
65 days
29 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
83 days
51 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
98 days
79 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
105 days
109 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
119 days
101 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
29 days
201 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
75 days
163 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
186 days
67 days
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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56 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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78 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
25 days
56 days
Yarmouth
42 days
49 days
Truro
28 days
68 days
Bridgewater
48 days
83 days
Kentville
46 days
88 days
Truro
70 days
83 days
Sydney
126 days
44 days
Antigonish
76 days
97 days
Truro
84 days
89 days
Truro
115 days
88 days
Kentville
127 days
104 days
Bridgewater
172 days
76 days
Amherst
161 days
121 days
Kentville
97 days
199 days
Truro
151 days
168 days
Dartmouth
232 days
129 days
Sydney
129 days
252 days
Dartmouth
282 days
109 days
Kentville
97 days
309 days
Bridgewater
119 days
307 days
Dartmouth
302 days
124 days
New Glasgow
168 days
289 days
Halifax
403 days
119 days
Antigonish
51 days
510 days
Halifax
276 days
316 days
Dartmouth
140 days
454 days
Windsor
196 days
451 days
Sydney
356 days
338 days
Dartmouth
238 days
531 days
Halifax
390 days
417 days
New Glasgow
573 days
372 days
Sydney
---
69 days
Sydney
---
226 days
Amherst
---
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Halifax
---
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Halifax
---
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Halifax
---
183 days
Halifax
---
262 days
Sydney
---
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Glace Bay
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Bridgewater
---
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Yarmouth
---
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Halifax
---
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Antigonish
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322 days
Amherst
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302 days
Inverness
---
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Sydney
---
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Kentville
---
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Halifax
---
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Halifax
106 days
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
13 days
22 days
Yarmouth
7 days
36 days
Amherst
20 days
29 days
Kentville
18 days
35 days
Windsor
31 days
22 days
Truro
15 days
45 days
Dartmouth
43 days
22 days
Antigonish
22 days
57 days
Kentville
43 days
37 days
Bridgewater
35 days
48 days
Kentville
48 days
37 days
Truro
31 days
58 days
Truro
61 days
30 days
Sydney
87 days
25 days
Bridgewater
82 days
31 days
Bridgewater
65 days
65 days
Truro
85 days
46 days
Sydney
31 days
110 days
Truro
69 days
76 days
Dartmouth
77 days
81 days
New Glasgow
109 days
51 days
Kentville
32 days
134 days
Dartmouth
134 days
69 days
Dartmouth
183 days
69 days
New Glasgow
92 days
168 days
Sydney
204 days
107 days
Halifax
297 days
44 days
Dartmouth
90 days
282 days
Antigonish
15 days
391 days
Halifax
195 days
219 days
Halifax
328 days
153 days
Sydney
---
52 days
Sydney
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137 days
Amherst
---
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Halifax
---
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Halifax
---
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Halifax
---
162 days
Halifax
---
86 days
Sydney
---
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Glace Bay
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Bridgewater
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Yarmouth
---
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Halifax
---
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Antigonish
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217 days
Amherst
---
82 days
Inverness
---
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Sydney
---
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Kentville
---
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Halifax
---
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Halifax
26 days
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