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
New Glasgow Aberdeen Hospital 11
days
2
days
Truro Colchester East Hants Health Centre 7
days
26
days
Amherst Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre 2
days
5
days
Dartmouth Dartmouth General Hospital --- ---
Glace Bay Glace Bay Healthcare Facility --- ---
Halifax IWK Health Centre --- 29
days
Halifax QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites) --- ---
Bridgewater South Shore Regional Hospital 5
days
8
days
Antigonish St. Martha's Regional Hospital 5
days
26
days
Kentville Valley Regional Hospital --- ---
Yarmouth Yarmouth Regional Hospital 5
days
10
days

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Glasgow Aberdeen Hospital 34
days
22
days
Truro Colchester East Hants Health Centre 18
days
57
days
Amherst Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre 3
days
15
days
Dartmouth Dartmouth General Hospital --- ---
Glace Bay Glace Bay Healthcare Facility --- ---
Halifax IWK Health Centre --- 215
days
Halifax QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites) --- ---
Bridgewater South Shore Regional Hospital 15
days
15
days
Antigonish St. Martha's Regional Hospital 8
days
46
days
Kentville Valley Regional Hospital --- ---
Yarmouth Yarmouth Regional Hospital 14
days
25
days

Wait Times by Surgeon

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Ahmed Jad Truro --- 15
days
Andrea Marie Faryniuk Amherst --- ---
Blair MacDonald Yarmouth --- 9
days
Boris Gala Lopez Halifax --- ---
Brian Nocon New Glasgow --- ---
Casey Armstrong Bridgewater --- ---
Chakshu Sharma New Glasgow 12
days
0
days
Christopher Blackmore Halifax --- 16
days
Christopher Murphy Yarmouth --- 12
days
Colin McWilliams Amherst --- ---
Dafydd Alexander Davies Halifax --- 83
days
Edward Joy Bridgewater --- ---
Jessica Louise Mills Halifax --- 28
days
Karen Eva Halifax --- ---
Kieron McGibney Truro --- ---
Lukas Wasserman Antigonish --- 30
days
Nabil Nader Amherst --- ---
Todd Stoddart Bridgewater --- ---

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Ahmed Jad Truro --- 33
days
Andrea Marie Faryniuk Amherst --- ---
Blair MacDonald Yarmouth --- 25
days
Boris Gala Lopez Halifax --- ---
Brian Nocon New Glasgow --- ---
Casey Armstrong Bridgewater --- ---
Chakshu Sharma New Glasgow 34
days
21
days
Christopher Blackmore Halifax --- 147
days
Christopher Murphy Yarmouth --- 21
days
Colin McWilliams Amherst --- ---
Dafydd Alexander Davies Halifax --- 309
days
Edward Joy Bridgewater --- ---
Jessica Louise Mills Halifax --- 83
days
Karen Eva Halifax --- ---
Kieron McGibney Truro --- ---
Lukas Wasserman Antigonish --- 46
days
Nabil Nader Amherst --- ---
Todd Stoddart Bridgewater --- ---

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.