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 ?
224 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
239 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Timesort ascending Surgery Wait Time
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
376 days
189 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
369 days
223 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
355 days
92 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
321 days
287 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
287 days
331 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
256 days
296 days
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
203 days
413 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
180 days
190 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
173 days
130 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
166 days
148 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
163 days
127 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
105 days
139 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
104 days
206 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
57 days
176 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
32 days
468 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Timesort ascending Surgery Wait Time
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
145 days
98 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
132 days
138 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
107 days
91 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
100 days
50 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
87 days
46 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
81 days
75 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
65 days
46 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
63 days
89 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
62 days
55 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
46 days
79 days
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
45 days
69 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
35 days
69 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
29 days
59 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
21 days
108 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
19 days
335 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Timesort ascending Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
546 days
127 days
Kentville
472 days
119 days
Dartmouth
384 days
154 days
Dartmouth
372 days
373 days
Dartmouth
324 days
378 days
New Glasgow
316 days
155 days
Halifax
292 days
106 days
Halifax
245 days
309 days
Dartmouth
205 days
232 days
North Sydney
203 days
130 days
Bridgewater
200 days
71 days
Yarmouth
195 days
70 days
Sydney
194 days
113 days
Kentville
161 days
65 days
Bridgewater
155 days
149 days
Kentville
133 days
155 days
Sydney
126 days
223 days
Dartmouth
125 days
383 days
Sydney
120 days
184 days
Truro
113 days
99 days
New Glasgow
108 days
102 days
Truro
105 days
183 days
Dartmouth
97 days
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Amherst
94 days
239 days
Truro
93 days
111 days
Yarmouth
86 days
181 days
Truro
80 days
139 days
Kentville
70 days
335 days
Halifax
55 days
128 days
Halifax
47 days
146 days
Truro
41 days
98 days
Bridgewater
41 days
81 days
Bridgewater
32 days
79 days
Antigonish
32 days
468 days
Yarmouth
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Halifax
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North Sydney
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Halifax
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Sydney
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Kentville
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89 days
Yarmouth
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Inverness
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Amherst
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New Glasgow
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253 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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228 days
Halifax
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Timesort ascending Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
256 days
114 days
Kentville
203 days
85 days
Dartmouth
187 days
92 days
Halifax
174 days
85 days
Yarmouth
143 days
27 days
Halifax
140 days
170 days
Dartmouth
138 days
127 days
Dartmouth
120 days
87 days
Bridgewater
107 days
106 days
Sydney
100 days
43 days
Dartmouth
94 days
93 days
Sydney
90 days
53 days
Kentville
80 days
75 days
Kentville
73 days
30 days
Truro
69 days
95 days
North Sydney
68 days
32 days
New Glasgow
63 days
78 days
New Glasgow
57 days
86 days
Amherst
54 days
55 days
Dartmouth
49 days
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Truro
48 days
62 days
Yarmouth
46 days
127 days
Kentville
41 days
83 days
Truro
40 days
61 days
Sydney
39 days
79 days
Bridgewater
38 days
51 days
Dartmouth
32 days
61 days
Bridgewater
28 days
44 days
Truro
23 days
93 days
Halifax
21 days
107 days
Antigonish
19 days
335 days
Bridgewater
18 days
42 days
Halifax
18 days
128 days
Truro
15 days
69 days
Yarmouth
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Halifax
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North Sydney
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Halifax
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Sydney
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Kentville
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50 days
Yarmouth
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Inverness
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Amherst
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New Glasgow
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127 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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143 days
Halifax
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