Insertion Vascular Access Catheter

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 50% of people served within? 3days
Surgery Nova Scotia 50% of people served within? 22days

Wait times

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre 2
days
5
days
Antigonish St. Martha's Regional Hospital 4
days
30
days
Bridgewater South Shore Regional Hospital 5
days
8
days
Dartmouth Dartmouth General Hospital --- ---
Halifax IWK Health Centre --- 28
days
Halifax QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites) --- ---
Kentville Valley Regional Hospital --- ---
New Glasgow Aberdeen Hospital 9
days
7
days
Truro Colchester East Hants Health Centre --- 19
days
Yarmouth Yarmouth Regional Hospital 4
days
10
days

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre 3
days
6
days
Antigonish St. Martha's Regional Hospital 6
days
46
days
Bridgewater South Shore Regional Hospital 15
days
15
days
Dartmouth Dartmouth General Hospital --- ---
Halifax IWK Health Centre --- 215
days
Halifax QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites) --- ---
Kentville Valley Regional Hospital --- ---
New Glasgow Aberdeen Hospital 34
days
28
days
Truro Colchester East Hants Health Centre --- 57
days
Yarmouth Yarmouth Regional Hospital 12
days
25
days

Wait Times by Surgeon

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Andrea Marie Faryniuk Amherst --- ---
Colin McWilliams Amherst --- ---
Nabil Nader Amherst --- ---
Lukas Wasserman Antigonish --- 31
days
Edward Joy Bridgewater --- ---
Irma Joan Proctor Bridgewater 5
days
8
days
Todd Stoddart Bridgewater --- ---
Dafydd Alexander Davies Halifax --- 83
days
Boris Gala Lopez Halifax --- ---
Karen Eva Halifax --- ---
Jessica Louise Mills Halifax --- 28
days
Christopher Blackmore Halifax --- 16
days
Chakshu Sharma New Glasgow 11
days
5
days
Brian Nocon New Glasgow --- ---
Kieron McGibney Truro --- ---
Ahmed Jad Truro --- 18
days
Christopher Murphy Yarmouth --- 12
days
Blair MacDonald Yarmouth --- 9
days

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Andrea Marie Faryniuk Amherst --- ---
Colin McWilliams Amherst --- ---
Nabil Nader Amherst --- ---
Lukas Wasserman Antigonish --- 46
days
Edward Joy Bridgewater --- ---
Irma Joan Proctor Bridgewater 7
days
15
days
Todd Stoddart Bridgewater --- ---
Dafydd Alexander Davies Halifax --- 300
days
Boris Gala Lopez Halifax --- ---
Karen Eva Halifax --- ---
Jessica Louise Mills Halifax --- 82
days
Christopher Blackmore Halifax --- 147
days
Chakshu Sharma New Glasgow 18
days
28
days
Brian Nocon New Glasgow --- ---
Kieron McGibney Truro --- ---
Ahmed Jad Truro --- 33
days
Christopher Murphy Yarmouth --- 21
days
Blair MacDonald Yarmouth --- 25
days

Disclaimer: Hospitals, long-term care facilities, and clinics across the province provide all wait time information displayed on this website. Wait times are based on historical data and do not include emergency/priority cases.