Service/Procedure Summary

This surgical procedure to remove skin cancer (melanoma lesion) is performed in an operating room.

Consult
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
21 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
44 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
19 days
30 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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New Waterford
New Waterford Consolidated
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
8 days
16 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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New Waterford
New Waterford Consolidated
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
22 days
18 days
Halifax
8 days
34 days
Dartmouth
16 days
48 days
Halifax
42 days
32 days
Bridgewater
41 days
61 days
Halifax
182 days
29 days
New Waterford
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Antigonish
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Halifax
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
6 days
16 days
Dartmouth
9 days
15 days
Halifax
14 days
13 days
Halifax
9 days
20 days
Halifax
15 days
16 days
Bridgewater
7 days
27 days
New Waterford
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Antigonish
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Halifax
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