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 ?
56 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
79 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Timesort ascending Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
134 days
28 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
26 days
51 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
11 days
27 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
8 days
44 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
---
85 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
---
---
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
---
12 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
---
137 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
---
---
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
---
---
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
---
22 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
---
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Timesort ascending Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
10 days
27 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
7 days
12 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
7 days
19 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
5 days
8 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
---
30 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
---
---
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
---
9 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
---
47 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
---
---
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
---
---
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
---
8 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
---
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Timesort ascending Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
134 days
51 days
Antigonish
20 days
51 days
Yarmouth
11 days
27 days
Kentville
8 days
44 days
New Glasgow
---
137 days
Bridgewater
---
---
Dartmouth
---
---
Yarmouth
---
---
North Sydney
---
28 days
Truro
---
---
Yarmouth
---
31 days
Sydney
---
---
Sydney
---
---
Halifax
---
85 days
Halifax
---
80 days
Sydney
---
---
Halifax
---
136 days
Sydney
---
---
Halifax
---
79 days
Truro
---
---
Sydney
---
---
Halifax
---
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Timesort ascending Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish
9 days
27 days
Bridgewater
8 days
9 days
Kentville
7 days
21 days
Yarmouth
6 days
8 days
New Glasgow
---
47 days
Bridgewater
---
---
Dartmouth
---
---
Yarmouth
---
---
North Sydney
---
16 days
Truro
---
---
Yarmouth
---
5 days
Sydney
---
---
Sydney
---
---
Halifax
---
33 days
Halifax
---
35 days
Sydney
---
---
Halifax
---
32 days
Sydney
---
---
Halifax
---
24 days
Truro
---
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Sydney
---
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Halifax
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