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 ?
187 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
270 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
72 days
76 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
107 days
110 days
New Waterford
New Waterford Consolidated
67 days
172 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
139 days
270 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
406 days
251 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
495 days
387 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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92 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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100 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
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Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
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Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
28 days
39 days
New Waterford
New Waterford Consolidated
29 days
57 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
62 days
44 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
40 days
72 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
88 days
86 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
101 days
149 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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22 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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75 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
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Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
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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
Bridgewater
58 days
66 days
Bridgewater
35 days
113 days
New Glasgow
63 days
102 days
Amherst
72 days
95 days
Antigonish
74 days
123 days
New Waterford
96 days
110 days
Dartmouth
104 days
132 days
New Glasgow
71 days
194 days
Kentville
67 days
242 days
Sydney
133 days
178 days
Kentville
129 days
199 days
Antigonish
36 days
328 days
Sydney
243 days
187 days
Kentville
105 days
373 days
Halifax
504 days
86 days
Kentville
324 days
274 days
Antigonish
529 days
222 days
Kentville
498 days
413 days
Dartmouth
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Halifax
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Sydney
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327 days
Bridgewater
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198 days
Halifax
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Kentville
309 days
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North Sydney
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New Glasgow
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Waterford
30 days
18 days
Antigonish
24 days
28 days
Amherst
28 days
49 days
Dartmouth
42 days
39 days
Bridgewater
43 days
40 days
Kentville
35 days
63 days
Sydney
43 days
56 days
Bridgewater
31 days
70 days
New Glasgow
43 days
58 days
New Glasgow
43 days
75 days
Kentville
47 days
74 days
Kentville
63 days
80 days
Antigonish
74 days
75 days
Antigonish
8 days
166 days
Kentville
63 days
135 days
Sydney
133 days
68 days
Halifax
211 days
46 days
Kentville
87 days
182 days
Dartmouth
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Halifax
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Sydney
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103 days
Bridgewater
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93 days
Halifax
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Kentville
122 days
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North Sydney
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New Glasgow
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