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 ?
195 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
223 days
Instructions - Instructional text.

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
76 days
160 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
245 days
333 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
355 days
335 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
70 days
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
122 days
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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
174 days
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Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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135 days
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
36 days
67 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
37 days
93 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
130 days
71 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
167 days
88 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
42 days
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
62 days
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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
101 days
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Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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100 days
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
181 days
217 days
Halifax
354 days
162 days
North Sydney
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North Sydney
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67 days
Amherst
70 days
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Yarmouth
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Yarmouth
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Yarmouth
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Yarmouth
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Yarmouth
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Halifax
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Sydney
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Halifax
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Kentville
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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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170 days
Halifax
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Dartmouth
174 days
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Halifax
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Antigonish
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Truro
76 days
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Truro
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97 days
Sydney
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
181 days
42 days
Halifax
151 days
156 days
North Sydney
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North Sydney
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35 days
Amherst
46 days
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Yarmouth
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Yarmouth
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Yarmouth
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Yarmouth
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Yarmouth
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Halifax
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Sydney
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Halifax
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Kentville
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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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107 days
Halifax
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Dartmouth
101 days
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Halifax
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Antigonish
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Truro
64 days
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Truro
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64 days
Sydney
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