Thyroidectomy Wait Times per Canadian Province

The following charts reflect information drawn from provincial Health Services websites, where specific information was made available to the public. (Most recently accessed December 2013.)

 

 

Thyroid Cancer Surgery Wait Times (reported in Days), Ontario

Selected Treatment Centres Years 2008-2013*

 

 

 

Selected Centres, Ontario

             
     

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

 

Thyroid and Endocrine Cancers Provincial Target

   

84

84

84

84

84

 

Thyroid and Endocrine Cancers Provincial Wait Time

117

99

n/a

123

91

91

                 

Location

               

London

London Health Sciences Centre

   

185

292

183

59

66

Hamilton

St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton

   

68

 

114

53

96

Niagara

Niagara Health System

   

73

 

169

127

89

Mississauga

Trillium Health Centre

   

85

 

138

79

96

Brampton

William Osler Health Centre

   

102

 

121

85

72

Toronto

North York General Hospital

   

55

 

57

38

42

Newmarket

Southlake Regional Health Centre

   

65

 

69

44

19

Toronto

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

 

76

53

 

102

109

74

Toronto

Mount Sinai Hospital

 

131

70

 

98

93

69

Toronto

St. Michael's Hospital

 

126

70

 

74

85

n/a

Toronto

University Health Network

 

137

99

 

112

96

81

Toronto

Womens College Hospital

   

52

41

59

63

68

Ottawa

Ottawa Hospital

   

153

 

98

128

105

Sudbury

Hôpital régional de Sudbury Regional Hospital

   

113

 

58

122

n/a

 

* Ref: http://waittimes.hco-on.ca/EN/search/surgery/adult

 

 

Thyroid Cancer Surgery Wait Times for British Columbia (reported in Weeks; accessed Feb 2011 & Dec 2012)*

 

  Cases Waiting as of Cases Completed   Cases Waiting as of Cases Completed
  50% Received Services Within (weeks) 90% Received Services Within (weeks) 50% Received Services Within (weeks) 90% Received Services Within (weeks)
Surgical Patient Registry 28-Feb-11     30-Nov-12 From 01-Sep-2012 To 30-Nov-2012
                 
Thyroidectomy (B.C.) 328 4.6 22.1   352 6.1 22.8
Fraser  85 5 16.2   119 6 20.9
Abbotsford Regional Hospital and Cancer Centre 8 5.3 7.1   10   4.4   9.1  
Burnaby Hospital < 5   4.7 4.7   6   6.5   14.9  
Eagle Ridge Hospital 33 6 16.2   38   5.3   25.6  
Langley Memorial Hospital < 5   2.6 6.9   0   16.0   18.7  
Peace Arch Hospital         0   2.4   2.4  
Ridge Meadows Hospital < 5   NA   NA     < 5   1.6   1.6  
Surrey Memorial Hospital 32 5 24.8   63   7.0   26.5  
Interior 45 5.5 21.6   40   6.0   27.2  
East Kootenay Regional Hospital < 5   8.7 11.2   < 5   23.4   23.4  
Kelowna General Hospital 26 6.3 20.6   17   5.4   32.4  
Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital < 5   31.1 49.3   < 5   12.4   18.1  
Penticton Regional Hospital 6 17.6 30   < 5   27.3   28.4  
Royal Inland Hospital 5 3.3 33.1   5   3.3   18.0  
Shuswap Lake General Hospital         0   6.0   6.0  
Vernon Jubilee Hospital 5 6.9 20   10   4.4   15.3  
Northern         16   4.6   18.8  
Dawson Creek and District Hospital 0 3.1 3.1   0   11.8   14.2  
Fort St John General Hospital < 5   2 2.1   < 5   5.4   8.4  
G.R. Baker Memorial Hospital < 5   NA   NA     0   4.9   4.9  
Mills Memorial Hospital         0   4.3   4.3  
The University Hospital of Northern British Columbia 10 3.9 11.6   12   3.6   20.7  
Vancouver Coastal 115 3.9 30.4   133   5.6   22.0  
Lions Gate Hospital 6 11 19.9   12   7.1   21.3  
Mount Saint Joseph Hospital < 5   3 6.6   5   6.6   18.9  
Richmond Hospital         0   8.3   13.2  
St. Paul's Hospital 37 2.6 17.2   41   3.3   19.2  
UBC Health Sciences Centre < 5   3.3 4   0   3.7   3.7  
Vancouver General Hospital 67 5 52.9   75   6.6   30.4  
Vancouver Island 71 6.2 31.3   44   7.8   23.6  
Campbell River and District General Hospital < 5   1.9 2.6   < 5   6.3   7.9  
Cowichan District Hospital         0   3.6   3.6  
Greater Victoria Hospitals 57 9.4 32   36   8.4   24.6  
Nanaimo Regional General Hospital 0 4.7 8.6   < 5   7.5   25.5  
St. Joseph's General Hospital 8 11.4 28.7   < 5   10.3   21.1  
West Coast General Hospital < 5   15.4 15.6   < 5   9.2   13.7  

 

*  http://www.health.gov.bc.ca/swt/faces/Home.jsp;jsessionid=f9e452069becc075e93b3f4cb582

 

Thyroid Cancer Surgery Wait Times - Manitoba (reported in Median Weeks; accessed Feb 2011 & Dec 2012*)

 

Data for October 2012      
Head and Neck Cancer Surgery Wait Times (Median)  
Priority 1: Urgent < 6 weeks to surgery Priority 2: Semi-urgent < 12 weeks to surgery Priority 3: Elective  < 24 weeks to surgery All Priority Levels Combined  
3 6 15 5
         
     
Cases of Head and Neck Surgery - All Cases Combined  
Regional Health Authority Facility Total  (per month) 2012/2013 Fiscal Year to Date 2011/2012 Fiscal Year
Winnipeg  Health Sciences Centre St. Boniface General Hospital 73 454 832
Manitoba Total    73 454 832
         
         
Data for December 2010      
Head and Neck Cancer Surgery Wait Times (Median)  
Priority 1: Urgent < 6 weeks to surgery Priority 2: Semi-urgent < 12 weeks to surgery Priority 3: Elective < 24 weeks to surgery All Priority Levels Combined  
3 9 15 5  
         
Cases of Head and Neck Surgery - All Cases Combined  
Regional Health Authority Facility Total  (per month) 2010/2011 Fiscal Year to Date 2009/2010 Fiscal Year
Winnipeg  Health Sciences Centre St. Boniface General Hospital 76 660 750
Manitoba Total    76 660 750

*  http://www.gov.mb.ca/health/waittime/cancer/surgery/neck.html

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