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 ?
258 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
181 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
122 days
39 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
88 days
141 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
120 days
126 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
258 days
71 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
281 days
212 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
280 days
218 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
29 days
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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100 days
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
35 days
23 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
34 days
41 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
34 days
72 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
141 days
67 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
106 days
121 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
208 days
63 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
17 days
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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44 days
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
Truro
104 days
141 days
Halifax
109 days
156 days
Dartmouth
243 days
71 days
Halifax
455 days
195 days
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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Kentville
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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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Sydney
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Bridgewater
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Truro
42 days
78 days
Halifax
98 days
126 days
Dartmouth
207 days
48 days
Halifax
220 days
107 days
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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Kentville
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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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Sydney
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Bridgewater
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