Service/Procedure Summary

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

Consult
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
195 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
500 days
Instructions - Instructional text.

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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500 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
195 days
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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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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484 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
177 days
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish
71 days
500 days
Halifax
287 days
890 days
Halifax
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North Sydney
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15 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
171 days
323 days
Antigonish
31 days
475 days
Halifax
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North Sydney
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15 days

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