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 ?
329 days
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Wait Times

90%

Typesort descending Community Facility Wait Time
ALL
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
71 days
ALL
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
334 days
ALL
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
224 days
ALL
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
146 days
ALL
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
483 days
ALL
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
383 days
ALL
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
288 days
Bones and Joints
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
313 days
Brain
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
275 days
Chest and Abdomen
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
243 days
Heart
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
312 days

50%

Typesort descending Community Facility Wait Time
ALL
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
46 days
ALL
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
104 days
ALL
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
112 days
ALL
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
114 days
ALL
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
109 days
ALL
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
35 days
ALL
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
58 days
Bones and Joints
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
113 days
Brain
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
37 days
Chest and Abdomen
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
44 days
Heart
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
176 days

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