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 ?
200 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
265 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
98 days
177 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
168 days
110 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
138 days
154 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
105 days
190 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
167 days
148 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
192 days
137 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
82 days
260 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
245 days
208 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
49 days
451 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
187 days
316 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
273 days
252 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
167 days
363 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
287 days
302 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
506 days
151 days
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
31 days
48 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
37 days
50 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
64 days
26 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
36 days
56 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
46 days
69 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
67 days
49 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
21 days
108 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
94 days
49 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
71 days
107 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
75 days
107 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
113 days
97 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
146 days
71 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
126 days
140 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
20 days
325 days
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
28 days
95 days
Truro
41 days
83 days
Kentville
56 days
89 days
Sydney
126 days
41 days
Sydney
102 days
65 days
North Sydney
48 days
130 days
Halifax
47 days
136 days
Truro
86 days
99 days
Halifax
55 days
134 days
Truro
76 days
127 days
Sydney
130 days
107 days
Bridgewater
200 days
38 days
New Glasgow
167 days
78 days
Yarmouth
195 days
64 days
Truro
127 days
137 days
Windsor
154 days
116 days
Bridgewater
168 days
121 days
Yarmouth
113 days
181 days
Amherst
82 days
260 days
Halifax
217 days
141 days
Truro
89 days
278 days
Dartmouth
216 days
169 days
Halifax
156 days
275 days
Kentville
211 days
245 days
Kentville
124 days
335 days
Dartmouth
106 days
383 days
Antigonish
49 days
451 days
Dartmouth
392 days
154 days
Dartmouth
287 days
331 days
Dartmouth
324 days
378 days
Sydney
546 days
199 days
North Sydney
78 days
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Amherst
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48 days
Halifax
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43 days
Halifax
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New Glasgow
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369 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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531 days
New Glasgow
78 days
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Bridgewater
38 days
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Halifax
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Yarmouth
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Halifax
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252 days
Amherst
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Yarmouth
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102 days
North Sydney
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Halifax
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Kentville
416 days
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
15 days
42 days
Sydney
47 days
15 days
Truro
16 days
47 days
Kentville
35 days
40 days
Bridgewater
69 days
24 days
Truro
59 days
36 days
Truro
46 days
60 days
Sydney
64 days
49 days
Kentville
47 days
72 days
Truro
27 days
93 days
North Sydney
20 days
103 days
Kentville
88 days
39 days
Halifax
19 days
110 days
Halifax
21 days
108 days
Yarmouth
18 days
126 days
Windsor
87 days
58 days
Amherst
32 days
117 days
Truro
70 days
80 days
Dartmouth
92 days
61 days
New Glasgow
95 days
64 days
Yarmouth
134 days
30 days
Dartmouth
80 days
90 days
Sydney
109 days
78 days
Bridgewater
106 days
87 days
Halifax
153 days
85 days
Dartmouth
160 days
97 days
Dartmouth
124 days
141 days
Dartmouth
187 days
80 days
Halifax
119 days
149 days
Antigonish
19 days
324 days
Sydney
256 days
141 days
North Sydney
50 days
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Amherst
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34 days
Halifax
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21 days
Halifax
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New Glasgow
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225 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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161 days
New Glasgow
48 days
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Bridgewater
33 days
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Halifax
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Yarmouth
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Halifax
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154 days
Amherst
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Yarmouth
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41 days
North Sydney
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Halifax
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Kentville
159 days
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