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

Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
48 days
57 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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71 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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3 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
14 days
13 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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21 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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2 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
48 days
18 days
Halifax
32 days
65 days
Sydney
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Sydney
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Yarmouth
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3 days
North Sydney
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71 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
14 days
10 days
Halifax
19 days
30 days
Sydney
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Sydney
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Yarmouth
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2 days
North Sydney
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21 days

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