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 ?
198 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
206 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
56 days
95 days
New Waterford
New Waterford Consolidated
128 days
87 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
160 days
132 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
398 days
207 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
330 days
283 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
531 days
207 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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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
New Waterford
New Waterford Consolidated
46 days
38 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
15 days
72 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
25 days
79 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
59 days
74 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
46 days
113 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
126 days
82 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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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
Amherst
76 days
77 days
Kentville
74 days
99 days
New Glasgow
62 days
112 days
Antigonish
63 days
123 days
New Waterford
114 days
146 days
New Glasgow
97 days
192 days
Sydney
133 days
177 days
Dartmouth
158 days
166 days
Kentville
139 days
288 days
Antigonish
129 days
310 days
Kentville
84 days
373 days
Sydney
324 days
178 days
Halifax
504 days
59 days
Kentville
324 days
258 days
Kentville
330 days
283 days
Kentville
498 days
365 days
Antigonish
664 days
210 days
Bridgewater
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86 days
New Glasgow
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Sydney
---
327 days
Bridgewater
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104 days
Bridgewater
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198 days
North Sydney
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New Glasgow
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Waterford
29 days
33 days
Antigonish
27 days
50 days
Amherst
29 days
49 days
Sydney
43 days
56 days
New Glasgow
43 days
61 days
Kentville
55 days
60 days
Dartmouth
62 days
62 days
Kentville
50 days
79 days
New Glasgow
64 days
84 days
Antigonish
102 days
48 days
Sydney
90 days
65 days
Kentville
63 days
99 days
Kentville
53 days
133 days
Antigonish
16 days
197 days
Kentville
45 days
185 days
Halifax
216 days
29 days
Kentville
111 days
139 days
Bridgewater
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70 days
New Glasgow
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Sydney
---
73 days
Bridgewater
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47 days
Bridgewater
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174 days
North Sydney
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New Glasgow
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