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

Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
56 days
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Halifax
IWK Health Centre
61 days
178 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
87 days
160 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
175 days
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Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
272 days
333 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
377 days
335 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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135 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
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Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
34 days
114 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
45 days
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Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
57 days
83 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
116 days
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
152 days
98 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
167 days
64 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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125 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
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Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Truro
57 days
156 days
Dartmouth
175 days
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Halifax
211 days
162 days
Halifax
245 days
246 days
Sydney
253 days
91 days
Sydney
377 days
335 days
Halifax
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Kentville
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Halifax
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Sydney
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Halifax
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Kentville
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Yarmouth
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North Sydney
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Halifax
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Antigonish
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Amherst
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Truro
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Halifax
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Truro
45 days
82 days
Dartmouth
116 days
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Sydney
130 days
47 days
Halifax
162 days
43 days
Halifax
171 days
198 days
Sydney
352 days
242 days
Halifax
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Kentville
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Halifax
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Sydney
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Halifax
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Kentville
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Yarmouth
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North Sydney
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Halifax
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Antigonish
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Amherst
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Truro
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Halifax
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