Waiting for Surgery
There are over 5200 surgeries performed every year in the hospitals that serve the people of Western Newfoundland and Labrador. There are many factors that affect the length of time you may wait for a surgery to be completed.
- The specific surgery or procedure you need
- Your own health condition
- The availability of hospital staff
- The time of year
- The surgeon who is performing your surgery or procedure
For information regarding the full range of surgical services provided within Western Health, visit the programs and services Webpage.