Service/Procedure Summary

Repair of a hernia in the abdomen usually in the middle of the abdominal wall. 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 ?
127 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
168 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
77 days
58 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
161 days
31 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
72 days
145 days
Truro
Colchester Regional Hospital
98 days
141 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
60 days
181 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
50 days
233 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
156 days
140 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
188 days
119 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
116 days
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Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
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Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
14 days
16 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
33 days
28 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
16 days
63 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
21 days
71 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
53 days
40 days
Truro
Colchester Regional Hospital
33 days
60 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
17 days
82 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
43 days
71 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
37 days
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Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
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Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Glasgow
29 days
84 days
North Sydney
116 days
50 days
Halifax
22 days
169 days
Truro
97 days
125 days
Bridgewater
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Antigonish
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Halifax
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New Glasgow
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Halifax
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Kentville
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Halifax
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Bridgewater
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Dartmouth
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Bridgewater
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Antigonish
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Truro
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Kentville
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Halifax
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Halifax
137 days
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Sydney
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Bridgewater
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Halifax
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Kentville
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
North Sydney
33 days
29 days
New Glasgow
10 days
64 days
Truro
29 days
81 days
Halifax
16 days
169 days
Bridgewater
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Antigonish
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Halifax
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New Glasgow
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Halifax
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Kentville
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Halifax
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Bridgewater
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Dartmouth
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Bridgewater
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Antigonish
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Truro
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Kentville
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Halifax
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Halifax
52 days
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Sydney
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Bridgewater
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Halifax
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Kentville
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