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 ?
226 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
350 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
119 days
77 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
245 days
59 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
107 days
233 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
156 days
226 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
176 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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433 days
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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New Glasgow
Aberdeen 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
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
28 days
41 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
38 days
99 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
108 days
41 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
46 days
136 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
42 days
157 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
323 days
174 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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335 days
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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New Glasgow
Aberdeen 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
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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Kentville
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Bridgewater
245 days
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Bridgewater
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Halifax
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Dartmouth
175 days
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Dartmouth
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433 days
Truro
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Inverness
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Truro
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Sydney
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Halifax
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Bridgewater
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Halifax
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346 days

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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Kentville
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Bridgewater
167 days
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Bridgewater
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Halifax
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Dartmouth
116 days
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Dartmouth
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335 days
Truro
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Inverness
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Truro
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Sydney
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Halifax
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Bridgewater
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Halifax
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269 days

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