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 ?
216 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
348 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
38 days
77 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
122 days
43 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
35 days
161 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
81 days
233 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
216 days
350 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
432 days
348 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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Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
158 days
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North Sydney
Northside General 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
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
16 days
37 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
25 days
59 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
56 days
36 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
57 days
134 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
63 days
135 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
245 days
39 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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Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
124 days
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North Sydney
Northside General 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
Halifax
245 days
290 days
Sydney
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Halifax
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Sydney
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Amherst
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New Glasgow
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Sydney
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Kentville
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Bridgewater
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Kentville
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Halifax
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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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Truro
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Inverness
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Truro
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Truro
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Sydney
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Halifax
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Halifax
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
196 days
207 days
Sydney
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Halifax
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Sydney
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Amherst
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New Glasgow
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Sydney
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Kentville
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Bridgewater
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Kentville
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Halifax
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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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Truro
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Inverness
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Truro
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Truro
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Sydney
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Halifax
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Halifax
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