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 ?
248 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
170 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Timesort descending
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
41 days
50 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
258 days
71 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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100 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
120 days
126 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
88 days
151 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
138 days
195 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
383 days
212 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
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Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
29 days
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Timesort descending
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
17 days
35 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
43 days
41 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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44 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
208 days
63 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
157 days
67 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
42 days
79 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
100 days
118 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
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Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
23 days
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Timesort descending
Dartmouth
243 days
71 days
Truro
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130 days
Truro
104 days
141 days
Halifax
124 days
156 days
Halifax
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195 days
Halifax
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North Sydney
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Truro
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Kentville
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New Glasgow
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Sydney
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Kentville
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Bridgewater
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Antigonish
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Halifax
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Bridgewater
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Sydney
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Amherst
29 days
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Halifax
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Sydney
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Kentville
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Halifax
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Sydney
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Timesort descending
Dartmouth
207 days
48 days
Truro
42 days
79 days
Halifax
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107 days
Truro
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111 days
Halifax
98 days
126 days
Halifax
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North Sydney
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Truro
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Kentville
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New Glasgow
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Sydney
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Kentville
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Bridgewater
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Antigonish
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Halifax
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Bridgewater
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Sydney
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Amherst
28 days
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Halifax
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Sydney
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Kentville
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Halifax
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Sydney
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