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

Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
42 days
105 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
63 days
100 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
104 days
141 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
117 days
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
120 days
135 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
182 days
223 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
248 days
126 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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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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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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141 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
29 days
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Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
29 days
72 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
34 days
52 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
38 days
66 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
41 days
44 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
123 days
115 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
137 days
40 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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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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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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67 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Kentville
76 days
135 days
Truro
84 days
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Truro
104 days
100 days
Halifax
162 days
170 days
Halifax
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Truro
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Halifax
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Halifax
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223 days
Bridgewater
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Amherst
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Amherst
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Sydney
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Halifax
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Kentville
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Sydney
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Kentville
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Dartmouth
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Sydney
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Antigonish
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Halifax
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Halifax
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North Sydney
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Sydney
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Kentville
33 days
42 days
Truro
37 days
67 days
Truro
65 days
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Halifax
130 days
138 days
Halifax
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Truro
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Halifax
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Halifax
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92 days
Bridgewater
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Amherst
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Sydney
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Halifax
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Kentville
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Kentville
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Dartmouth
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Sydney
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Antigonish
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Halifax
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Halifax
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North Sydney
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Sydney
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