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 ?
259 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
331 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
116 days
78 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
144 days
54 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
190 days
183 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
155 days
218 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
58 days
521 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
293 days
491 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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210 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
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167 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
56 days
27 days
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
42 days
44 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
53 days
63 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
16 days
113 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
97 days
111 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
184 days
89 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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37 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
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20 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Glasgow
141 days
81 days
Sydney
100 days
133 days
New Glasgow
81 days
188 days
New Glasgow
162 days
111 days
Sydney
90 days
227 days
Kentville
104 days
228 days
Sydney
163 days
171 days
Kentville
96 days
273 days
Kentville
42 days
356 days
Windsor
62 days
357 days
Antigonish
194 days
279 days
Dartmouth
433 days
70 days
Kentville
245 days
415 days
Antigonish
49 days
650 days
Glace Bay
273 days
475 days
Sydney
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Bridgewater
186 days
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Halifax
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Kentville
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Halifax
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Halifax
246 days
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Bridgewater
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Bridgewater
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42 days
Kentville
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North Sydney
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New Glasgow
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54 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Glasgow
34 days
30 days
Sydney
24 days
46 days
Windsor
37 days
72 days
Sydney
47 days
63 days
Kentville
48 days
84 days
Kentville
46 days
86 days
New Glasgow
90 days
57 days
Kentville
29 days
124 days
Antigonish
76 days
80 days
New Glasgow
39 days
123 days
Kentville
41 days
138 days
Glace Bay
124 days
59 days
Dartmouth
169 days
20 days
Sydney
60 days
147 days
Antigonish
14 days
328 days
Sydney
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Bridgewater
58 days
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Halifax
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Kentville
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Halifax
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Halifax
220 days
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Bridgewater
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Bridgewater
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39 days
Kentville
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North Sydney
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New Glasgow
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44 days

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