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 ?
24 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)
4 days
14 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
15 days
15 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
12 days
28 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
22 days
23 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
30 days
25 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
24 days
34 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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130 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
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14 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
2 days
8 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
4 days
7 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
8 days
9 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
7 days
18 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
7 days
19 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
7 days
20 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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42 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
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9 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
15 days
19 days
New Glasgow
11 days
25 days
Antigonish
12 days
26 days
Kentville
34 days
34 days
Antigonish
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Sydney
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Yarmouth
---
12 days
Halifax
---
11 days
Halifax
---
49 days
Amherst
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Halifax
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169 days
Bridgewater
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21 days
Yarmouth
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Halifax
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130 days
Truro
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Truro
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Bridgewater
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Truro
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Halifax
---
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Truro
---
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Halifax
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83 days
Halifax
---
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Halifax
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10 days
Sydney
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Bridgewater
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Dartmouth
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
4 days
7 days
New Glasgow
7 days
18 days
Antigonish
6 days
19 days
Kentville
6 days
20 days
Antigonish
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Sydney
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Yarmouth
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7 days
Halifax
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9 days
Halifax
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16 days
Amherst
---
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Halifax
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49 days
Bridgewater
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14 days
Yarmouth
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Halifax
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54 days
Truro
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Truro
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Bridgewater
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Truro
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Halifax
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Truro
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Halifax
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14 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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8 days
Sydney
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Bridgewater
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Dartmouth
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