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 ?
39 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
35 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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New Waterford
New Waterford Consolidated
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Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
28 days
20 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
25 days
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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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New Waterford
New Waterford Consolidated
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Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
9 days
13 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
7 days
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
43 days
57 days
Truro
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Halifax
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Antigonish
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Bridgewater
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Bridgewater
39 days
56 days
Halifax
15 days
23 days
Halifax
19 days
27 days
Halifax
65 days
27 days
Halifax
10 days
29 days
Dartmouth
24 days
34 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
37 days
50 days
Truro
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Halifax
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Antigonish
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Bridgewater
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Bridgewater
8 days
35 days
Halifax
8 days
18 days
Halifax
9 days
13 days
Halifax
14 days
9 days
Halifax
4 days
9 days
Dartmouth
21 days
21 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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