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 ?
277 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
330 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
44 days
118 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
92 days
127 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
84 days
182 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
106 days
169 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
113 days
310 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
154 days
391 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
455 days
145 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
276 days
347 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
438 days
352 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
611 days
359 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
504 days
517 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
722 days
428 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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87 days
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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87 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
16 days
41 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
25 days
40 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
32 days
45 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
68 days
48 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
38 days
88 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
14 days
127 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
62 days
83 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
74 days
127 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
82 days
156 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
143 days
120 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
171 days
105 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
157 days
231 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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44 days
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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58 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
29 days
62 days
Bridgewater
34 days
69 days
Kentville
46 days
88 days
Yarmouth
44 days
94 days
Truro
29 days
134 days
Yarmouth
27 days
140 days
Windsor
120 days
68 days
Antigonish
76 days
141 days
Truro
81 days
162 days
Bridgewater
48 days
199 days
Bridgewater
85 days
169 days
Truro
131 days
215 days
Halifax
88 days
267 days
Bridgewater
273 days
109 days
Kentville
80 days
337 days
Halifax
83 days
352 days
Dartmouth
280 days
170 days
Antigonish
61 days
419 days
Kentville
129 days
352 days
Dartmouth
404 days
79 days
Dartmouth
173 days
379 days
Dartmouth
198 days
449 days
Halifax
464 days
221 days
New Glasgow
611 days
301 days
Halifax
539 days
563 days
Sydney
---
105 days
Sydney
---
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Amherst
---
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Halifax
---
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Yarmouth
---
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Sydney
---
356 days
Amherst
29 days
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New Glasgow
---
359 days
Halifax
---
121 days
Kentville
---
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Dartmouth
---
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Amherst
92 days
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Truro
---
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Halifax
---
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Sydney
---
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Halifax
---
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Halifax
---
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Kentville
835 days
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Halifax
---
---
Sydney
---
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Halifax
---
115 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
16 days
35 days
Truro
27 days
26 days
Yarmouth
15 days
41 days
Bridgewater
24 days
38 days
Yarmouth
21 days
44 days
Kentville
27 days
42 days
Bridgewater
42 days
27 days
Dartmouth
36 days
36 days
Antigonish
13 days
79 days
Bridgewater
41 days
55 days
Windsor
72 days
25 days
Bridgewater
49 days
59 days
Truro
35 days
113 days
Truro
62 days
103 days
Kentville
31 days
150 days
Halifax
73 days
123 days
Dartmouth
119 days
90 days
Halifax
113 days
131 days
Dartmouth
169 days
76 days
Halifax
77 days
198 days
Antigonish
14 days
328 days
Kentville
45 days
305 days
New Glasgow
165 days
208 days
Dartmouth
176 days
269 days
Halifax
486 days
295 days
Sydney
---
78 days
Sydney
---
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Amherst
---
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Halifax
---
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Yarmouth
---
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Sydney
---
132 days
Amherst
17 days
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New Glasgow
---
289 days
Halifax
---
81 days
Kentville
---
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Dartmouth
---
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Amherst
83 days
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Truro
---
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Halifax
---
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Sydney
---
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Halifax
---
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Halifax
---
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Kentville
217 days
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Halifax
---
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Sydney
---
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Halifax
---
100 days

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