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 ?
20 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
74 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
8 days
17 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
11 days
15 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
19 days
10 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
19 days
15 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
15 days
25 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
53 days
29 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
---
126 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
---
95 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
---
---
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
---
9 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
---
19 days

50%

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

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish
11 days
15 days
Bridgewater
12 days
15 days
Yarmouth
19 days
10 days
Kentville
15 days
25 days
New Glasgow
53 days
29 days
North Sydney
---
19 days
Yarmouth
---
10 days
Halifax
---
---
Halifax
---
63 days
Sydney
---
35 days
Halifax
---
99 days
Yarmouth
---
---
Halifax
---
130 days
Truro
---
---
Truro
---
---
Halifax
---
90 days
Halifax
---
---
Sydney
---
---
Bridgewater
---
9 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
4 days
6 days
Yarmouth
7 days
5 days
New Glasgow
7 days
9 days
Antigonish
6 days
10 days
Kentville
4 days
14 days
North Sydney
---
4 days
Yarmouth
---
7 days
Halifax
---
---
Halifax
---
13 days
Sydney
---
5 days
Halifax
---
59 days
Yarmouth
---
---
Halifax
---
21 days
Truro
---
---
Truro
---
---
Halifax
---
66 days
Halifax
---
---
Sydney
---
---
Bridgewater
---
4 days

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