Service/Procedure Summary

A vascular access procedure involves the insertion of a flexible and sterile thin plastic tube, or catheter, into a blood vessel to provide an effective method of drawing blood or delivering medications and nutrients into a patient's bloodstream over a period of time.

Consult
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
29 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
63 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
11 days
11 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
11 days
20 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
20 days
27 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
32 days
41 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
38 days
43 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
95 days
15 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
---
44 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
---
77 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
---
30 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
---
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
3 days
6 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
7 days
5 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
7 days
7 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
10 days
13 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
7 days
17 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
18 days
19 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
---
6 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
---
26 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
---
9 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
---
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
---
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
11 days
22 days
Bridgewater
18 days
15 days
Antigonish
20 days
27 days
Truro
30 days
41 days
North Sydney
---
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Yarmouth
---
9 days
Halifax
---
11 days
New Glasgow
---
---
Sydney
---
44 days
Halifax
---
108 days
Kentville
---
30 days
Halifax
---
72 days
Truro
---
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Truro
---
11 days
Halifax
---
---
Kentville
---
---
Halifax
---
64 days
Halifax
---
---
Bridgewater
---
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
7 days
5 days
Yarmouth
6 days
9 days
Antigonish
7 days
17 days
Truro
9 days
23 days
North Sydney
---
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Yarmouth
---
4 days
Halifax
---
4 days
New Glasgow
---
---
Sydney
---
7 days
Halifax
---
42 days
Kentville
---
18 days
Halifax
---
16 days
Truro
---
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Truro
---
8 days
Halifax
---
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Kentville
---
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Halifax
---
12 days
Halifax
---
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Bridgewater
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