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 ?
182 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
223 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
68 days
129 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
104 days
100 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
97 days
135 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
195 days
249 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
355 days
239 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
56 days
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
117 days
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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
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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
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
40 days
55 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
45 days
62 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
36 days
92 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
144 days
58 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
134 days
98 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
41 days
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
24 days
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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
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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
97 days
Halifax
211 days
223 days
North Sydney
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43 days
Amherst
50 days
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Sydney
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Halifax
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Kentville
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135 days
Halifax
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Kentville
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Sydney
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Bridgewater
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Dartmouth
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Halifax
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Antigonish
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Truro
76 days
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Sydney
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Kentville
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Sydney
162 days
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Halifax
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156 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Truro
46 days
62 days
Halifax
162 days
66 days
North Sydney
---
34 days
Amherst
41 days
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Sydney
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Halifax
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Kentville
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42 days
Halifax
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Kentville
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Sydney
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Bridgewater
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Dartmouth
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Halifax
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Antigonish
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Truro
64 days
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Sydney
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Kentville
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Sydney
130 days
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Halifax
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117 days

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