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 ?
202 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
252 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facilitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
180 days
363 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
154 days
199 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
126 days
167 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
98 days
260 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
287 days
299 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
157 days
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Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
245 days
258 days
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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---
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
58 days
222 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
257 days
123 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
190 days
255 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
138 days
91 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
71 days
335 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
294 days
163 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
104 days
127 days

50%

Community Facilitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
71 days
190 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
62 days
43 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
56 days
77 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
34 days
93 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
115 days
103 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
83 days
---
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
135 days
97 days
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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---
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
22 days
107 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
73 days
61 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
118 days
85 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
38 days
35 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
22 days
287 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
99 days
45 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
29 days
48 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
239 days
85 days
Yarmouth
97 days
64 days
Amherst
---
48 days
Dartmouth
232 days
162 days
Truro
127 days
136 days
Dartmouth
---
378 days
Amherst
90 days
260 days
Halifax
163 days
254 days
Halifax
---
---
New Glasgow
184 days
369 days
Halifax
---
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Yarmouth
---
---
Sydney
154 days
154 days
Inverness
---
---
Kentville
224 days
106 days
Amherst
---
---
Bridgewater
---
---
Dartmouth
115 days
224 days
Halifax
171 days
252 days
Kentville
142 days
163 days
Bridgewater
173 days
30 days
Halifax
---
---
Halifax
---
268 days
Dartmouth
392 days
216 days
Halifax
---
35 days
Truro
28 days
---
Antigonish
71 days
335 days
New Glasgow
167 days
57 days
Dartmouth
245 days
333 days
Halifax
34 days
---
Bridgewater
168 days
106 days
Halifax
184 days
266 days
Yarmouth
85 days
102 days
Sydney
213 days
60 days
Bridgewater
43 days
62 days
Yarmouth
114 days
147 days
Dartmouth
154 days
258 days
Halifax
203 days
531 days
Dartmouth
---
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Kentville
472 days
252 days
Truro
89 days
233 days
North Sydney
69 days
65 days
Sydney
126 days
41 days
Sydney
138 days
107 days
Sydney
256 days
199 days
Halifax
---
---
Truro
129 days
127 days
Halifax
---
91 days
Truro
121 days
99 days
Kentville
98 days
40 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
167 days
61 days
Yarmouth
49 days
32 days
Amherst
---
37 days
Dartmouth
167 days
92 days
Truro
70 days
80 days
Dartmouth
---
121 days
Amherst
35 days
99 days
Halifax
118 days
141 days
Halifax
---
---
New Glasgow
98 days
253 days
Halifax
---
---
Yarmouth
---
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Sydney
73 days
62 days
Inverness
---
---
Kentville
122 days
27 days
Amherst
---
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Bridgewater
---
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Dartmouth
88 days
104 days
Halifax
89 days
120 days
Kentville
110 days
98 days
Bridgewater
59 days
13 days
Halifax
---
---
Halifax
---
102 days
Dartmouth
252 days
101 days
Halifax
---
21 days
Truro
19 days
---
Antigonish
24 days
286 days
New Glasgow
90 days
33 days
Dartmouth
135 days
175 days
Halifax
21 days
---
Bridgewater
99 days
71 days
Halifax
155 days
239 days
Yarmouth
66 days
35 days
Sydney
64 days
26 days
Bridgewater
24 days
35 days
Yarmouth
16 days
76 days
Dartmouth
90 days
55 days
Halifax
169 days
184 days
Dartmouth
---
---
Kentville
73 days
44 days
Truro
45 days
77 days
North Sydney
34 days
61 days
Sydney
42 days
14 days
Sydney
29 days
41 days
Sydney
98 days
148 days
Halifax
---
---
Truro
46 days
73 days
Halifax
---
50 days
Truro
96 days
67 days
Kentville
22 days
23 days

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