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 ?
237 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
185 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
29 days
105 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
122 days
39 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
63 days
100 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
88 days
141 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
120 days
135 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
258 days
141 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
220 days
223 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
281 days
314 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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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
29 days
23 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
19 days
72 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
48 days
44 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
38 days
58 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
38 days
66 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
125 days
52 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
100 days
123 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
204 days
63 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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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
Kentville
76 days
135 days
Truro
104 days
141 days
Dartmouth
243 days
141 days
North Sydney
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North Sydney
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New Glasgow
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Sydney
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Kentville
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Bridgewater
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Truro
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Antigonish
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Amherst
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Truro
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Sydney
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Kentville
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Halifax
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223 days
Sydney
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Bridgewater
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Halifax
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156 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Kentville
33 days
42 days
Truro
36 days
72 days
Dartmouth
201 days
55 days
North Sydney
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New Glasgow
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Sydney
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Kentville
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Bridgewater
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Truro
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Antigonish
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Amherst
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Truro
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Sydney
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Kentville
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Halifax
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126 days
Sydney
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Bridgewater
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Halifax
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127 days

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