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 ?
351 days
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Wait Times

90%

Type Community Facility Wait Time
ALL
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
123 days
ALL
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
137 days
ALL
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
244 days
ALL
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
350 days
ALL
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
366 days
ALL
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
384 days
ALL
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
438 days
Bones and Joints
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
768 days
Brain
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
293 days
Chest and Abdomen
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
213 days
Heart
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
440 days

50%

Type Community Facility Wait Time
ALL
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
38 days
ALL
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
70 days
ALL
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
84 days
ALL
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
106 days
ALL
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
115 days
ALL
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
138 days
ALL
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
143 days
Bones and Joints
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
174 days
Brain
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
122 days
Chest and Abdomen
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
70 days
Heart
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
147 days

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