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 ?
35 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
60 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
13 days
16 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
11 days
22 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
7 days
31 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
14 days
31 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
59 days
31 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
---
29 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
---
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Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
---
189 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
---
98 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
---
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Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
---
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New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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25 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
---
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
---
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Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
2 days
8 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
6 days
10 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
7 days
11 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
5 days
20 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
12 days
15 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
---
8 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
---
---
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
---
27 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
---
27 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
---
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Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
---
---
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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21 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
---
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
---
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Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
5 days
27 days
Antigonish
6 days
31 days
Kentville
72 days
31 days
Sydney
---
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Amherst
---
---
Kentville
---
---
Yarmouth
---
31 days
New Glasgow
---
25 days
Halifax
---
54 days
Amherst
---
---
Halifax
---
77 days
Bridgewater
---
17 days
Glace Bay
---
33 days
Bridgewater
---
15 days
Halifax
---
85 days
Truro
---
16 days
Truro
---
13 days
Kentville
---
---
Dartmouth
---
---
Halifax
---
120 days
Kentville
---
---
Bridgewater
---
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Dartmouth
---
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
2 days
6 days
Antigonish
4 days
22 days
Kentville
13 days
16 days
Sydney
---
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Amherst
---
---
Kentville
---
---
Yarmouth
---
11 days
New Glasgow
---
21 days
Halifax
---
27 days
Amherst
---
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Halifax
---
56 days
Bridgewater
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10 days
Glace Bay
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13 days
Bridgewater
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12 days
Halifax
---
29 days
Truro
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15 days
Truro
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6 days
Kentville
---
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Dartmouth
---
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Halifax
---
53 days
Kentville
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Bridgewater
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Dartmouth
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