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

Wait Times

90%

Community Facilitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
28 days
27 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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47 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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50%

Community Facilitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
11 days
18 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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39 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
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57 days
Truro
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Halifax
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Antigonish
356 days
51 days
Bridgewater
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Bridgewater
157 days
61 days
Halifax
16 days
23 days
Halifax
18 days
27 days
Halifax
28 days
27 days
Halifax
26 days
28 days
Dartmouth
28 days
33 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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New Waterford
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
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50 days
Truro
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Halifax
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Antigonish
55 days
27 days
Bridgewater
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Bridgewater
6 days
40 days
Halifax
10 days
15 days
Halifax
9 days
13 days
Halifax
14 days
12 days
Halifax
4 days
13 days
Dartmouth
20 days
20 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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New Waterford
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