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

90%

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

Wait Times by Surgeon

50%

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

90%

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