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

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Timesort descending
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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11 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
14 days
18 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
---
22 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
8 days
28 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
13 days
34 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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43 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
20 days
51 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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99 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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126 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
114 days
137 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
---
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Timesort descending
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
5 days
6 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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9 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
4 days
9 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
---
12 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
6 days
14 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
7 days
16 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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30 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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31 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
53 days
34 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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35 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth 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 Timesort descending
Yarmouth
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14 days
Yarmouth
14 days
14 days
Halifax
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16 days
Bridgewater
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22 days
Kentville
13 days
34 days
North Sydney
---
42 days
Antigonish
20 days
51 days
Halifax
---
79 days
Halifax
---
88 days
Halifax
---
136 days
New Glasgow
114 days
137 days
Dartmouth
---
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Yarmouth
---
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Sydney
---
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Truro
---
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Halifax
---
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Halifax
---
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Sydney
---
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Kentville
---
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Bridgewater
---
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Timesort descending
Yarmouth
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3 days
Yarmouth
5 days
7 days
Bridgewater
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9 days
North Sydney
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10 days
Halifax
---
13 days
Antigonish
9 days
15 days
Kentville
7 days
19 days
Halifax
---
31 days
Halifax
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32 days
New Glasgow
53 days
34 days
Halifax
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36 days
Dartmouth
---
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Yarmouth
---
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Sydney
---
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Truro
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Sydney
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Kentville
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Bridgewater
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