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 ?
31 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
36 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
31 days
35 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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43 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
23 days
14 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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23 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
27 days
14 days
North Sydney
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43 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
14 days
12 days
North Sydney
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22 days

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