The wait time data provided here are for scheduled tests, treatments and services only. Patients who require emergency care are not placed on a wait list.

Diagnostic Services - Bone Density Tests

Bone density tests are provided in the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority and Prairie Mountain Health. Ask your health care provider where you are having your test.

What is a Bone Density Test?

A bone density test measures the mineral density (such as calcium) in your bones, and allows an estimate of your bone strength.


Bone Density Test Wait Times
Regional Health Authority
Facility
Wait Time (in weeks)
Prairie Mountain Health Brandon Regional Health Centre 7
Winnipeg St. Boniface General Hospital 17

Data for May 2022

Wait times are reported as a median wait time for completed cases (calculated retrospectively).

Bone Density Tests Performed
Regional Health Authority
Facility
Number of Tests Performed
(per month)
2022/2023
Fiscal Year to Date1
2021/2022
Fiscal Year1
Prairie Mountain Health Brandon Regional Health Centre 139 240 1,707
Winnipeg St. Boniface General Hospital 663 1,175 6,794
Manitoba Total 802 1,415 8,501

Data for May 2022

1 Fiscal year is April to March.


Diagnostic Services Historical Information

Historical data for the previous 13 months is available by clicking the link below:

View the historical information here - PDF pdf
View the historical information here - Excel excel