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 ?
42 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
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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New Waterford
New Waterford Consolidated
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Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
42 days
27 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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50%

Community Facilitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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New Waterford
New Waterford Consolidated
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Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
10 days
16 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
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Halifax
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New Waterford
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Halifax
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Antigonish
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Bridgewater
18 days
53 days
Halifax
8 days
34 days
Halifax
42 days
42 days
Halifax
182 days
31 days
Halifax
28 days
18 days
Dartmouth
16 days
48 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
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Halifax
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New Waterford
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Halifax
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Antigonish
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Bridgewater
7 days
28 days
Halifax
6 days
16 days
Halifax
9 days
17 days
Halifax
19 days
17 days
Halifax
15 days
13 days
Dartmouth
6 days
14 days

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