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 ?
188 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
167 days
363 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
256 days
151 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
121 days
173 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
82 days
260 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
252 days
299 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
192 days
137 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
348 days
208 days
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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Halifax
IWK Health Centre
98 days
156 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
138 days
123 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
190 days
275 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
152 days
99 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
71 days
335 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
274 days
245 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
153 days
134 days

50%

Community Facilitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
68 days
159 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
64 days
45 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
51 days
67 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
34 days
88 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
106 days
97 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
50 days
26 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
149 days
76 days
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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Halifax
IWK Health Centre
21 days
108 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
63 days
84 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
119 days
126 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
33 days
43 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
22 days
287 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
93 days
48 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
29 days
64 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Glasgow
167 days
78 days
Halifax
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Dartmouth
392 days
216 days
Bridgewater
168 days
110 days
Truro
41 days
77 days
Antigonish
71 days
335 days
Sydney
148 days
65 days
Dartmouth
245 days
331 days
Halifax
27 days
134 days
Dartmouth
154 days
116 days
Yarmouth
82 days
134 days
Kentville
256 days
245 days
Halifax
222 days
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Yarmouth
113 days
181 days
Sydney
126 days
41 days
Bridgewater
56 days
95 days
Dartmouth
---
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Truro
121 days
99 days
Halifax
---
531 days
North Sydney
48 days
---
Amherst
40 days
48 days
Truro
89 days
278 days
Sydney
546 days
199 days
Dartmouth
324 days
378 days
Sydney
138 days
107 days
Halifax
---
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Halifax
47 days
---
Truro
107 days
86 days
Yarmouth
165 days
64 days
Yarmouth
---
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Halifax
209 days
141 days
Truro
127 days
127 days
Bridgewater
---
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Dartmouth
205 days
162 days
Halifax
141 days
254 days
North Sydney
154 days
154 days
Amherst
82 days
260 days
Halifax
---
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Kentville
416 days
156 days
North Sydney
---
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New Glasgow
---
369 days
Halifax
---
252 days
Amherst
---
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Dartmouth
105 days
341 days
Halifax
---
35 days
Kentville
124 days
335 days
Bridgewater
173 days
38 days
Kentville
94 days
54 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Glasgow
95 days
60 days
Halifax
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Dartmouth
252 days
101 days
Bridgewater
105 days
81 days
Truro
21 days
40 days
Antigonish
22 days
286 days
Sydney
64 days
46 days
Dartmouth
121 days
149 days
Halifax
18 days
108 days
Dartmouth
87 days
49 days
Yarmouth
50 days
47 days
Kentville
82 days
43 days
Halifax
130 days
---
Yarmouth
18 days
111 days
Sydney
43 days
14 days
Bridgewater
20 days
48 days
Dartmouth
---
---
Truro
96 days
36 days
Halifax
---
184 days
North Sydney
20 days
---
Amherst
30 days
37 days
Truro
21 days
93 days
Sydney
157 days
141 days
Dartmouth
38 days
202 days
Sydney
120 days
42 days
Halifax
---
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Halifax
22 days
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Truro
50 days
64 days
Yarmouth
82 days
28 days
Yarmouth
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Halifax
136 days
61 days
Truro
71 days
80 days
Bridgewater
---
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Dartmouth
161 days
91 days
Halifax
112 days
145 days
North Sydney
66 days
66 days
Amherst
35 days
98 days
Halifax
---
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Kentville
158 days
27 days
North Sydney
---
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New Glasgow
---
253 days
Halifax
---
137 days
Amherst
---
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Dartmouth
78 days
87 days
Halifax
---
21 days
Kentville
78 days
83 days
Bridgewater
77 days
22 days
Kentville
35 days
33 days

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