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 ?
20 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
67 days
Instructions - Instructional text.

Wait Times

90%

Communitysort ascending Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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78 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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22 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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28 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
14 days
37 days

50%

Communitysort ascending Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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38 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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3 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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7 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
7 days
16 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Communitysort ascending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Glasgow
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78 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Bridgewater
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36 days
Bridgewater
14 days
35 days

50%

Surgeon Communitysort ascending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Glasgow
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37 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Bridgewater
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21 days
Bridgewater
8 days
16 days

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