Service/Procedure Summary

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

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

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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619 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
189 days
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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504 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
170 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
161 days
619 days
Halifax
203 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
166 days
288 days
Antigonish
24 days
485 days
Halifax
---
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North Sydney
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15 days

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