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 ?
34 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
78 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facilitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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---
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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6 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
---
22 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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---
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
---
126 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
---
100 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
---
---
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
3 days
17 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
12 days
15 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
11 days
15 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
7 days
25 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
19 days
12 days

50%

Community Facilitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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---
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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2 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
---
14 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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---
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
---
29 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
---
31 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
---
---
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
1 day
9 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
4 days
5 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
6 days
10 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
4 days
14 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
8 days
4 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
North Sydney
---
19 days
Yarmouth
---
7 days
Truro
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---
New Glasgow
---
---
Halifax
---
86 days
Bridgewater
---
---
Yarmouth
---
---
Sydney
---
35 days
Halifax
---
11 days
Sydney
---
---
Halifax
---
---
Halifax
---
95 days
Sydney
---
---
Yarmouth
14 days
12 days
Bridgewater
---
---
Bridgewater
---
9 days
Truro
---
---
Halifax
---
---
Truro
---
---
Halifax
---
167 days
Antigonish
---
15 days
Kentville
7 days
25 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
North Sydney
---
4 days
Yarmouth
---
3 days
Truro
---
---
New Glasgow
---
---
Halifax
---
13 days
Bridgewater
---
---
Yarmouth
---
---
Sydney
---
6 days
Halifax
---
9 days
Sydney
---
---
Halifax
---
---
Halifax
---
59 days
Sydney
---
---
Yarmouth
7 days
5 days
Bridgewater
---
---
Bridgewater
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6 days
Truro
---
---
Halifax
---
---
Truro
---
---
Halifax
---
25 days
Antigonish
---
10 days
Kentville
5 days
14 days

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