Service/Procedure Summary

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

Consult
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
383 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
1233 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
388 days
1233 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
30 days
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New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
368 days
740 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
14 days
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New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish
97 days
370 days
Halifax
378 days
1225 days
Amherst
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Halifax
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93 days
Kentville
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North Sydney
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80 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish
17 days
242 days
Halifax
326 days
378 days
Amherst
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Halifax
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71 days
Kentville
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North Sydney
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32 days

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