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 ?
182 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
223 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
56 days
105 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
68 days
129 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
111 days
100 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
120 days
135 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
211 days
249 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
355 days
335 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
117 days
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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial 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
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
41 days
55 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
36 days
62 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
41 days
69 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
36 days
92 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
117 days
37 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
136 days
107 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
24 days
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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial 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%

Surgeonsort descending Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
North Sydney
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North Sydney
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43 days
Amherst
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Sydney
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Halifax
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Kentville
76 days
135 days
Halifax
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Kentville
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Bridgewater
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Dartmouth
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Halifax
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Bridgewater
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Antigonish
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Amherst
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Truro
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Truro
104 days
97 days
Sydney
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Kentville
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Halifax
211 days
223 days
Sydney
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Halifax
147 days
156 days

50%

Surgeonsort descending Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
North Sydney
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North Sydney
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34 days
Amherst
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Sydney
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Halifax
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Kentville
33 days
42 days
Halifax
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Kentville
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Bridgewater
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Dartmouth
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Halifax
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Bridgewater
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Antigonish
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Amherst
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Truro
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Truro
46 days
62 days
Sydney
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Kentville
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Halifax
181 days
92 days
Sydney
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Halifax
133 days
117 days

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