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 ?
344 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
234 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
74 days
119 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
46 days
167 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
141 days
127 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
362 days
72 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
413 days
68 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
367 days
169 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
222 days
410 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
61 days
602 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
36 days
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Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
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Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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228 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
30 days
76 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
80 days
27 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
40 days
83 days
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
59 days
84 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
76 days
68 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
59 days
97 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
151 days
19 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
34 days
165 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
31 days
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Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
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Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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146 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Glasgow
141 days
78 days
New Glasgow
162 days
64 days
Sydney
137 days
182 days
Sydney
116 days
227 days
Windsor
98 days
261 days
New Glasgow
258 days
192 days
Kentville
133 days
399 days
Kentville
282 days
253 days
Dartmouth
408 days
153 days
Antigonish
57 days
601 days
Kentville
204 days
491 days
Kentville
245 days
554 days
Antigonish
721 days
279 days
Sydney
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Sydney
141 days
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New Glasgow
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Kentville
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Halifax
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Halifax
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130 days
Bridgewater
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Bridgewater
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279 days
Kentville
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New Glasgow
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98 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Glasgow
16 days
20 days
Windsor
37 days
49 days
Sydney
48 days
77 days
New Glasgow
90 days
51 days
Antigonish
77 days
98 days
Sydney
60 days
150 days
New Glasgow
100 days
127 days
Kentville
29 days
204 days
Dartmouth
227 days
27 days
Kentville
58 days
206 days
Kentville
41 days
228 days
Kentville
250 days
157 days
Antigonish
29 days
402 days
Sydney
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Sydney
21 days
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New Glasgow
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Kentville
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Halifax
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Halifax
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28 days
Bridgewater
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Bridgewater
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134 days
Kentville
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New Glasgow
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65 days

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