MRI - Nova Scotia Health Authority

Service/Procedure Summary

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is a non-invasive way of taking high-quality images of areas inside the body. Instead of x-rays, MRIs use powerful magnets, radio waves and computerized sensors to take readings that can be transformed into three-dimensional pictures.

Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
333 days
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Wait Times

90%

Type Community Facility Wait Time
ALL
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
62 days
ALL
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
150 days
ALL
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
297 days
ALL
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
300 days
ALL
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
343 days
ALL
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
386 days
ALL
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
478 days
Bones and Joints
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
327 days
Brain
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
276 days
Chest and Abdomen
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
246 days
Heart
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
325 days

50%

Type Community Facility Wait Time
ALL
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
44 days
ALL
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
49 days
ALL
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
90 days
ALL
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
96 days
ALL
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
108 days
ALL
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
114 days
ALL
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
127 days
Bones and Joints
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
148 days
Brain
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
45 days
Chest and Abdomen
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
75 days
Heart
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
261 days

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