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 ?
197 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
273 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
70 days
164 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
63 days
187 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
470 days
61 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
186 days
356 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
388 days
171 days
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
407 days
171 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
433 days
193 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
152 days
622 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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266 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
29 days
55 days
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
52 days
56 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
46 days
69 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
38 days
78 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
71 days
50 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
49 days
85 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
124 days
30 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
50 days
119 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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103 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Glasgow
141 days
78 days
New Glasgow
125 days
98 days
Sydney
141 days
133 days
Sydney
116 days
227 days
Windsor
98 days
316 days
Sydney
266 days
182 days
New Glasgow
258 days
192 days
Kentville
52 days
399 days
Kentville
280 days
253 days
Dartmouth
427 days
112 days
Kentville
204 days
374 days
Antigonish
57 days
650 days
Kentville
245 days
554 days
Antigonish
627 days
279 days
Sydney
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Bridgewater
83 days
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Halifax
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New Glasgow
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Kentville
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222 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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49 days
Bridgewater
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Bridgewater
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223 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
25 days
19 days
Sydney
24 days
46 days
Windsor
44 days
72 days
Sydney
49 days
84 days
New Glasgow
90 days
51 days
Kentville
50 days
92 days
Antigonish
68 days
88 days
Kentville
29 days
156 days
New Glasgow
70 days
132 days
Sydney
57 days
150 days
Dartmouth
197 days
27 days
Kentville
41 days
217 days
Kentville
215 days
135 days
Antigonish
20 days
344 days
Sydney
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Bridgewater
57 days
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Halifax
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New Glasgow
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Kentville
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148 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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27 days
Bridgewater
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Bridgewater
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39 days
Kentville
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New Glasgow
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65 days

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