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 ?
267 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
328 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
87 days
156 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
107 days
183 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
245 days
59 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
272 days
346 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
336 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
30 days
45 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
32 days
72 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
28 days
106 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
193 days
198 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
121 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
Halifax
245 days
290 days
Halifax
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Sydney
336 days
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New Glasgow
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Bridgewater
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Bridgewater
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Bridgewater
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Halifax
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Dartmouth
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Dartmouth
175 days
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Antigonish
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Amherst
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Amherst
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Truro
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Halifax
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Sydney
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Bridgewater
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Halifax
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336 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
196 days
207 days
Halifax
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Sydney
145 days
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New Glasgow
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Bridgewater
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Bridgewater
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Bridgewater
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Halifax
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Dartmouth
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Dartmouth
116 days
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Antigonish
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Amherst
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Amherst
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Truro
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Halifax
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Sydney
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Bridgewater
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Halifax
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217 days

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