Service/Procedure Summary

Carpal tunnel release is surgery to treat carpal tunnel syndrome. In this procedure a ligament in the hand is cut to allow more space for the nerve and tendons.

Consult
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
406 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
240 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
110 days
172 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
189 days
155 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
366 days
146 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
465 days
98 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
377 days
237 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
357 days
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Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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294 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
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Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
22 days
59 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
14 days
80 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
70 days
28 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
48 days
52 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
63 days
82 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
110 days
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Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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175 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
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Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Glasgow
148 days
90 days
Windsor
100 days
141 days
New Glasgow
173 days
75 days
New Glasgow
140 days
113 days
Kentville
143 days
116 days
Glace Bay
109 days
169 days
Kentville
131 days
186 days
Kentville
140 days
205 days
Sydney
271 days
206 days
Dartmouth
371 days
145 days
Antigonish
36 days
489 days
Kentville
439 days
355 days
Antigonish
1162 days
213 days
Sydney
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Bridgewater
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New Glasgow
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Kentville
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230 days
Halifax
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198 days
Halifax
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Bridgewater
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Kentville
308 days
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New Glasgow
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New Glasgow
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New Glasgow
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Glasgow
25 days
45 days
Glace Bay
26 days
50 days
Windsor
42 days
48 days
Sydney
36 days
61 days
New Glasgow
85 days
35 days
Kentville
49 days
92 days
New Glasgow
65 days
82 days
Kentville
98 days
63 days
Kentville
45 days
117 days
Dartmouth
137 days
42 days
Antigonish
9 days
186 days
Kentville
80 days
204 days
Antigonish
298 days
70 days
Sydney
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Bridgewater
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New Glasgow
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Kentville
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178 days
Halifax
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169 days
Halifax
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Bridgewater
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Kentville
146 days
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New Glasgow
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New Glasgow
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New Glasgow
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