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 ?
53 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
48 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
47 days
26 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
50 days
26 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
58 days
23 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
53 days
35 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
38 days
60 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
57 days
45 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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22 days
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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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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23 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
10 days
9 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
17 days
10 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
18 days
11 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
12 days
20 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
14 days
20 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
19 days
19 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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9 days
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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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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22 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
19 days
36 days
Bridgewater
50 days
9 days
Halifax
39 days
21 days
Yarmouth
57 days
45 days
Halifax
38 days
78 days
Bridgewater
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Antigonish
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North Sydney
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North Sydney
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Amherst
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Kentville
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Yarmouth
---
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Halifax
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Kentville
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Amherst
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Halifax
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Amherst
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Yarmouth
---
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Kentville
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Halifax
---
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Truro
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Sydney
---
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Sydney
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18 days
Kentville
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Halifax
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68 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
7 days
9 days
Halifax
13 days
15 days
Bridgewater
26 days
5 days
Yarmouth
19 days
28 days
Halifax
24 days
50 days
Bridgewater
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Antigonish
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North Sydney
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North Sydney
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Amherst
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Kentville
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Yarmouth
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Halifax
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Kentville
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Amherst
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Halifax
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Amherst
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Yarmouth
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Kentville
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Halifax
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Truro
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Sydney
---
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Sydney
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8 days
Kentville
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Halifax
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11 days

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