Service/Procedure Summary

The insertion of a pacemaker, a small device that is inserted at the heart to control faulty rhythms.

Consult
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
21 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
49 days
Instructions - Instructional text.

Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
20 days
35 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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57 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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39 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
10 days
15 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
---
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Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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17 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
---
20 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
20 days
24 days
Halifax
---
38 days
North Sydney
---
34 days
Halifax
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47 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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67 days
Halifax
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39 days
Halifax
---
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Bridgewater
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49 days
New Glasgow
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39 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
9 days
10 days
Halifax
---
26 days
North Sydney
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24 days
Halifax
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13 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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24 days
Halifax
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18 days
Halifax
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Bridgewater
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26 days
New Glasgow
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19 days

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