Service/Procedure Summary

Surgery to find out if there is fluid in the abdomen and possible drainage of the fluid.

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

Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
29 days
33 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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15 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
14 days
7 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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8 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
22 days
10 days
Halifax
29 days
14 days
Yarmouth
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Halifax
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16 days
Halifax
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59 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
14 days
5 days
Halifax
14 days
7 days
Yarmouth
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Halifax
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8 days
Halifax
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25 days

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