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 ?
50 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
50 days
Instructions - Instructional text.

Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
17 days
23 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
58 days
21 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
42 days
45 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
76 days
22 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
32 days
70 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
82 days
35 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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New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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Truro
Colchester Regional Hospital
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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
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
14 days
13 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
12 days
21 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
26 days
9 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
17 days
21 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
26 days
13 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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New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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Truro
Colchester Regional Hospital
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Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
14 days
19 days
Bridgewater
50 days
9 days
Halifax
19 days
59 days
Yarmouth
36 days
45 days
Halifax
38 days
78 days
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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Sydney
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New Glasgow
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Kentville
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Halifax
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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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Bridgewater
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Kentville
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Halifax
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13 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
6 days
14 days
Bridgewater
26 days
5 days
Halifax
13 days
19 days
Yarmouth
15 days
22 days
Halifax
27 days
50 days
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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Sydney
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New Glasgow
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Kentville
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Halifax
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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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Bridgewater
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Kentville
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Halifax
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9 days

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