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 ?
47 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
48 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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15 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
19 days
78 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
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---
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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---
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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---
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
36 days
22 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
47 days
49 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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---
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
12 days
30 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
87 days
43 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
39 days
7 days

50%

Community Facilitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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8 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
12 days
19 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
---
---
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
---
---
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
---
---
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
9 days
9 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
12 days
22 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
---
---
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
8 days
27 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
17 days
6 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
2 days
5 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish
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Sydney
---
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Halifax
---
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Halifax
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22 days
Sydney
14 days
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Halifax
---
---
Sydney
---
---
Yarmouth
39 days
---
Bridgewater
---
---
Halifax
18 days
20 days
New Glasgow
---
---
Sydney
---
---
Halifax
---
---
Halifax
36 days
35 days
Kentville
87 days
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Amherst
---
---
Antigonish
---
---
Halifax
---
---
Halifax
---
---
Halifax
---
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Halifax
---
---
Truro
---
---
Kentville
---
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish
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---
Sydney
---
---
Halifax
---
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Halifax
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14 days
Sydney
12 days
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Halifax
---
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Sydney
---
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Yarmouth
5 days
---
Bridgewater
---
---
Halifax
7 days
9 days
New Glasgow
---
---
Sydney
---
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Halifax
---
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Halifax
15 days
17 days
Kentville
40 days
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Amherst
---
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Antigonish
---
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Halifax
---
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Truro
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Kentville
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