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 ?
39 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
62 days
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Wait Times

90%

Communitysort descending Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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30 days
Bridgewater
South Shore 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
15 days
35 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
47 days
63 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
61 days
43 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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15 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
19 days
78 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
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Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
39 days
104 days

50%

Communitysort descending Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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27 days
Bridgewater
South Shore 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
9 days
17 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
9 days
22 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
14 days
8 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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8 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
12 days
27 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
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Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
4 days
8 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Communitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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55 days
Halifax
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Halifax
31 days
22 days
Halifax
34 days
35 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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Kentville
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Kentville
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43 days
New Glasgow
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North Sydney
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North Sydney
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Sydney
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Sydney
14 days
63 days
Sydney
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Truro
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Truro
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Yarmouth
39 days
104 days
Yarmouth
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50%

Surgeon Communitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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25 days
Halifax
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Halifax
8 days
8 days
Halifax
9 days
19 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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Kentville
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Kentville
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6 days
New Glasgow
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North Sydney
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North Sydney
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Sydney
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Sydney
12 days
37 days
Sydney
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Truro
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Truro
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Yarmouth
6 days
9 days
Yarmouth
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