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 ?
43 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
59 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
14 days
11 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
13 days
30 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
22 days
30 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
29 days
27 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
30 days
30 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
74 days
46 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
104 days
27 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
---
55 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
---
77 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
8 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
7 days
9 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
9 days
10 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
7 days
20 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
8 days
20 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
23 days
8 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
37 days
19 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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18 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
---
31 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
13 days
30 days
Antigonish
20 days
27 days
Truro
30 days
28 days
Bridgewater
95 days
9 days
New Glasgow
74 days
46 days
North Sydney
---
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Kentville
---
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Yarmouth
---
13 days
Halifax
---
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Halifax
---
59 days
Sydney
---
55 days
Halifax
---
80 days
Kentville
---
30 days
Halifax
---
60 days
Truro
---
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Bridgewater
---
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Truro
---
63 days
Halifax
---
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Truro
---
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Halifax
---
66 days
Halifax
---
9 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
7 days
5 days
Yarmouth
7 days
9 days
Truro
9 days
17 days
Antigonish
7 days
20 days
New Glasgow
26 days
22 days
North Sydney
---
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Kentville
---
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Yarmouth
---
7 days
Halifax
---
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Halifax
---
21 days
Sydney
---
17 days
Halifax
---
38 days
Kentville
---
19 days
Halifax
---
10 days
Truro
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Bridgewater
---
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Truro
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9 days
Halifax
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Truro
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Halifax
---
6 days
Halifax
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8 days

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