A snapshot of wait times at hospital emergency departments across Canada – CTV

Sept. 5, 2023

Reports of high average wait times at hospital emergency rooms across the country were punctuated by CTV News medical correspondent Avis Favaro’s latest story focusing on the dire consequences long wait times at crowded ERs can have on patients.

In light of studies showing patients admitted to ERs are waiting longer to get into an acute care bed, CTVNews.ca has collected wait time data over a recent time period from a selection of hospitals in cities across Canada, to give you a snapshot of the wait times Canadians are dealing with.

British Columbia
The province has live data updated every five minutes for many of its hospitals. Its website lists estimated wait times and expected lengths of stay.

Below is a sample of wait times recorded over the past week at a selection of hospitals.

Read more: https://www.ctvnews.ca/health/a-snapshot-of-wait-times-at-hospital-emergency-departments-across-canada-1.6544823

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