Service/Procedure Summary

Vein stripping is surgery to remove varicose veins in the legs.

Consult
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
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Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
588 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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588 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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370 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish
62 days
619 days
Halifax
234 days
834 days
Amherst
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Halifax
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North Sydney
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15 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish
38 days
485 days
Halifax
187 days
363 days
Amherst
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Halifax
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North Sydney
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15 days

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