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 ?
241 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
220 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
91 days
107 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
164 days
82 days
New Waterford
New Waterford Consolidated
186 days
102 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
148 days
187 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
402 days
177 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
264 days
444 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
548 days
550 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
150 days
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Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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42 days
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
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Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Waterford
New Waterford Consolidated
67 days
21 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
53 days
47 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
67 days
41 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
54 days
74 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
78 days
54 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
40 days
114 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
191 days
153 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
50 days
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Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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27 days
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
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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
New Glasgow
33 days
55 days
Kentville
74 days
99 days
Amherst
88 days
116 days
Sydney
125 days
86 days
Bridgewater
54 days
198 days
Dartmouth
161 days
125 days
New Waterford
124 days
181 days
Antigonish
147 days
159 days
New Glasgow
211 days
106 days
Sydney
146 days
177 days
New Glasgow
153 days
197 days
Sydney
152 days
220 days
Kentville
57 days
387 days
Antigonish
53 days
444 days
Kentville
495 days
207 days
Antigonish
668 days
179 days
Kentville
402 days
481 days
Kentville
548 days
499 days
Halifax
1018 days
73 days
Bridgewater
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Halifax
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New Glasgow
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Kentville
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373 days
Bridgewater
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104 days
Halifax
---
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North Sydney
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Glasgow
14 days
34 days
New Waterford
48 days
22 days
Sydney
44 days
43 days
Amherst
43 days
46 days
Kentville
32 days
66 days
Antigonish
29 days
77 days
New Glasgow
45 days
69 days
Sydney
53 days
80 days
Dartmouth
92 days
57 days
Antigonish
116 days
36 days
Sydney
102 days
63 days
Kentville
56 days
129 days
Bridgewater
28 days
160 days
Kentville
125 days
83 days
New Glasgow
124 days
92 days
Halifax
199 days
31 days
Kentville
34 days
200 days
Antigonish
15 days
244 days
Kentville
117 days
271 days
Bridgewater
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Halifax
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New Glasgow
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Kentville
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229 days
Bridgewater
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47 days
Halifax
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North Sydney
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