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 ?
28 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
34 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
28 days
30 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
20 days
47 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
13 days
16 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
6 days
29 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
13 days
23 days
Halifax
22 days
43 days
Halifax
38 days
28 days
Halifax
42 days
27 days
Bridgewater
39 days
49 days
Halifax
66 days
23 days
Glace Bay
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Dartmouth
---
19 days
Bridgewater
37 days
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Halifax
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Halifax
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44 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
6 days
13 days
Halifax
13 days
9 days
Halifax
13 days
10 days
Bridgewater
8 days
26 days
Halifax
20 days
18 days
Halifax
21 days
38 days
Glace Bay
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Dartmouth
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16 days
Bridgewater
25 days
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Halifax
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Halifax
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26 days

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