Addiction services help individuals, families and communities with problems created by the harmful use of alcohol, other drugs and gambling.
Service Category Definitions
Cancer Services (Screening, Diagnosis & Treatment)
Cancer services are provided to patients with suspected or proven cancer. Cancer services includes consultation with an oncologist, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, and surgery.
Diagnostic Imaging & Tests
Diagnostic imaging services use a variety of machines and techniques to create pictures of the inside of the body. Physicians use these images to diagnose medical conditions. Wait times for diagnostic imaging include services such as MRI, CT scan, an Ultrasound.
Internal Medicine Referrals & Interventions
Internal medicine covers a wide range of conditions affecting the internal organs of the body - the heart, the lungs, the liver and gastro-intestinal tract, the kidneys and urinary tract, the brain, spinal column, nerves, muscles and joints. Wait times are displayed for numerous internal medicine services such as digestive care and endoscopy, neurology, cardiac care, rheumatology, and clinical-dermatology-cutaneous-science.
Long-term care facilities licensed and funded by the Department of Health and Wellness provide services for people who need ongoing care; either on a long-term basis (permanent placement) or short-term basis (respite care). There are two types of long-term care facilities available: nursing homes and residential care facilities.
Mental Health Services
Mental health services deal with a person’s psychological well-being and the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders.
Surgery & Surgeon Consultations
Surgery is the treatment or diagnosis of injuries or disorders of the body by incision or manipulation. Wait times for surgery include procedures such as hip/knee replacement, gall bladder surgery, male circumcision, and tubal ligation.