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 ?
364 days
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Wait Times

90%

Type Community Facility Wait Time
ALL
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
110 days
ALL
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
145 days
ALL
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
238 days
ALL
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
356 days
ALL
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
364 days
ALL
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
443 days
ALL
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
444 days
Bones and Joints
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
817 days
Brain
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
312 days
Chest and Abdomen
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
218 days
Heart
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
477 days

50%

Type Community Facility Wait Time
ALL
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
36 days
ALL
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
56 days
ALL
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
91 days
ALL
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
108 days
ALL
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
113 days
ALL
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
128 days
ALL
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
142 days
Bones and Joints
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
207 days
Brain
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
103 days
Chest and Abdomen
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
58 days
Heart
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
341 days

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