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 ?
73 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
7 days
34 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
12 days
30 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
54 days
17 days
Truro
Colchester Regional Hospital
7 days
67 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
48 days
47 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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27 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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92 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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---
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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41 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
---
99 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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50%

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

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
12 days
17 days
Antigonish
7 days
34 days
Yarmouth
12 days
30 days
New Glasgow
17 days
47 days
Bridgewater
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North Sydney
---
21 days
Kentville
---
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Yarmouth
---
10 days
Sydney
---
27 days
Halifax
---
87 days
Kentville
---
22 days
Halifax
---
98 days
Bridgewater
---
---
Truro
---
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Kentville
---
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Truro
---
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Truro
---
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Sydney
---
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Halifax
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64 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
5 days
7 days
Yarmouth
7 days
9 days
Antigonish
6 days
18 days
New Glasgow
11 days
33 days
Bridgewater
---
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North Sydney
---
15 days
Kentville
---
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Yarmouth
---
5 days
Sydney
---
5 days
Halifax
---
35 days
Kentville
---
8 days
Halifax
---
53 days
Bridgewater
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Truro
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Kentville
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Truro
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Truro
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Sydney
---
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Halifax
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30 days

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