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 ?
217 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
244 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facilitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
180 days
253 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
355 days
151 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
93 days
139 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
104 days
228 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
287 days
331 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
369 days
223 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
348 days
167 days
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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413 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
57 days
176 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
173 days
149 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
231 days
289 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
168 days
127 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
37 days
464 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
416 days
197 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
166 days
148 days

50%

Community Facilitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
66 days
95 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
86 days
49 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
34 days
67 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
62 days
55 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
106 days
91 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
81 days
137 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
163 days
98 days
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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69 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
22 days
107 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
62 days
61 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
127 days
138 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
30 days
58 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
20 days
332 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
85 days
44 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
52 days
72 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
47 days
136 days
Truro
48 days
183 days
Halifax
---
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Yarmouth
---
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Sydney
126 days
184 days
Yarmouth
195 days
70 days
Truro
80 days
139 days
Bridgewater
32 days
79 days
Truro
105 days
127 days
Halifax
213 days
289 days
North Sydney
126 days
223 days
Halifax
292 days
106 days
Halifax
---
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North Sydney
---
---
Dartmouth
205 days
182 days
Kentville
472 days
103 days
New Glasgow
108 days
95 days
Amherst
94 days
239 days
Halifax
---
---
Windsor
154 days
62 days
New Glasgow
---
273 days
Halifax
---
---
Inverness
---
---
Dartmouth
125 days
383 days
New Glasgow
316 days
155 days
Kentville
70 days
335 days
Kentville
101 days
155 days
Bridgewater
245 days
63 days
Bridgewater
168 days
131 days
Halifax
---
---
Dartmouth
384 days
154 days
Sydney
194 days
113 days
Truro
41 days
83 days
Antigonish
37 days
464 days
Kentville
109 days
65 days
Dartmouth
372 days
373 days
Halifax
55 days
134 days
Sydney
---
---
Yarmouth
---
---
Truro
86 days
99 days
Halifax
---
---
Yarmouth
86 days
181 days
Amherst
---
34 days
Bridgewater
41 days
77 days
North Sydney
165 days
130 days
Dartmouth
324 days
378 days
Halifax
---
531 days
Sydney
546 days
151 days
Kentville
56 days
89 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
19 days
128 days
Truro
19 days
64 days
Halifax
---
---
Yarmouth
---
---
Sydney
39 days
81 days
Yarmouth
143 days
27 days
Truro
69 days
94 days
Bridgewater
28 days
38 days
Truro
42 days
61 days
Halifax
132 days
156 days
North Sydney
88 days
110 days
Halifax
187 days
85 days
Halifax
---
---
North Sydney
---
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Dartmouth
123 days
85 days
Kentville
192 days
84 days
New Glasgow
57 days
84 days
Amherst
54 days
56 days
Halifax
---
---
Windsor
87 days
48 days
New Glasgow
---
159 days
Halifax
---
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Inverness
---
---
Dartmouth
81 days
90 days
New Glasgow
104 days
83 days
Kentville
41 days
83 days
Kentville
80 days
44 days
Bridgewater
38 days
37 days
Bridgewater
108 days
102 days
Halifax
---
---
Dartmouth
165 days
95 days
Sydney
90 days
49 days
Truro
14 days
47 days
Antigonish
20 days
331 days
Kentville
70 days
31 days
Dartmouth
149 days
141 days
Halifax
21 days
107 days
Sydney
---
---
Yarmouth
---
---
Truro
35 days
69 days
Halifax
---
---
Yarmouth
39 days
127 days
Amherst
---
31 days
Bridgewater
21 days
42 days
North Sydney
54 days
32 days
Dartmouth
51 days
50 days
Halifax
---
143 days
Sydney
256 days
127 days
Kentville
35 days
50 days

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