Service/Procedure Summary

The removal of a small piece of tissue form the lymph nodes, which are distributed across the body, to test for disease such as cancer.

Consult
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
66 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
47 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
20 days
21 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
67 days
9 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
42 days
47 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
14 days
127 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
87 days
66 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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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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22 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
9 days
8 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
10 days
17 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
13 days
16 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
25 days
8 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
40 days
19 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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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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9 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
34 days
35 days
Halifax
51 days
23 days
Bridgewater
67 days
9 days
Sydney
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127 days
North Sydney
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Yarmouth
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Halifax
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Yarmouth
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New Glasgow
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Halifax
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Kentville
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Antigonish
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Kentville
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Amherst
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Truro
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Truro
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Halifax
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Kentville
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Halifax
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Halifax
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22 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
7 days
12 days
Bridgewater
25 days
8 days
Halifax
18 days
15 days
Sydney
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19 days
North Sydney
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Yarmouth
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Halifax
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Yarmouth
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New Glasgow
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Halifax
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Kentville
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Antigonish
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Kentville
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Amherst
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Truro
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Truro
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Halifax
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Kentville
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Halifax
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Halifax
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14 days

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