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

50%

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

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

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

50%

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

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