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 ?
309 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
261 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Waterford
New Waterford Consolidated
67 days
99 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
126 days
155 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
148 days
274 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
139 days
373 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
513 days
261 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
565 days
261 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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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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192 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Waterford
New Waterford Consolidated
36 days
28 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
48 days
113 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
92 days
72 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
39 days
127 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
131 days
136 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
89 days
193 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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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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103 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
35 days
86 days
Bridgewater
58 days
66 days
Amherst
72 days
95 days
Kentville
67 days
127 days
Antigonish
74 days
123 days
New Glasgow
105 days
102 days
New Waterford
98 days
145 days
Bridgewater
54 days
198 days
Dartmouth
107 days
155 days
New Glasgow
71 days
192 days
Sydney
133 days
178 days
Kentville
139 days
288 days
Antigonish
129 days
310 days
Kentville
91 days
373 days
Sydney
324 days
187 days
Kentville
260 days
274 days
Kentville
498 days
366 days
Antigonish
664 days
222 days
Dartmouth
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Halifax
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86 days
Sydney
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Kentville
138 days
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North Sydney
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Waterford
30 days
25 days
Antigonish
27 days
50 days
Bridgewater
41 days
40 days
Amherst
29 days
59 days
Kentville
39 days
58 days
Sydney
43 days
56 days
Bridgewater
31 days
70 days
New Glasgow
43 days
58 days
Dartmouth
52 days
53 days
Kentville
39 days
71 days
New Glasgow
42 days
78 days
Kentville
60 days
80 days
Antigonish
96 days
73 days
Sydney
114 days
62 days
Antigonish
10 days
181 days
Kentville
63 days
132 days
Bridgewater
33 days
174 days
Kentville
84 days
170 days
Dartmouth
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Halifax
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29 days
Sydney
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Kentville
111 days
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North Sydney
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