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 ?
337 days
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Wait Times

90%

Type Community Facility Wait Time
ALL
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
88 days
ALL
Truro
Colchester Regional Hospital
138 days
ALL
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
146 days
ALL
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
151 days
ALL
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
202 days
ALL
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
243 days
ALL
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
401 days
Bones and Joints
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
418 days
Brain
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
397 days
Chest and Abdomen
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
292 days
Heart
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
439 days

50%

Type Community Facility Wait Time
ALL
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
30 days
ALL
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
49 days
ALL
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
56 days
ALL
Truro
Colchester Regional Hospital
58 days
ALL
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
62 days
ALL
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
81 days
ALL
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
103 days
Bones and Joints
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
39 days
Brain
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
76 days
Chest and Abdomen
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
68 days
Heart
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
86 days

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