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

Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
32 days
36 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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47 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
28 days
22 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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23 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
20 days
14 days
North Sydney
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47 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
13 days
13 days
North Sydney
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22 days

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