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 ?
219 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
267 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
58 days
103 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
56 days
144 days
New Waterford
New Waterford Consolidated
206 days
91 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
125 days
216 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
248 days
113 days
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
27 days
387 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
219 days
413 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
464 days
261 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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Truro
Colchester Regional Hospital
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Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
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Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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603 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Waterford
New Waterford Consolidated
33 days
13 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
35 days
19 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
23 days
67 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
41 days
66 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
55 days
76 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
78 days
83 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
65 days
126 days
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
23 days
295 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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Truro
Colchester Regional Hospital
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Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
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Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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267 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Glasgow
31 days
97 days
Amherst
38 days
125 days
New Waterford
127 days
68 days
Dartmouth
56 days
152 days
Bridgewater
58 days
160 days
Bridgewater
89 days
137 days
Antigonish
55 days
184 days
New Glasgow
186 days
111 days
Halifax
224 days
85 days
Sydney
118 days
194 days
Antigonish
20 days
297 days
Kentville
91 days
227 days
Kentville
128 days
316 days
Kentville
219 days
232 days
Inverness
252 days
296 days
Kentville
142 days
428 days
Antigonish
464 days
179 days
Kentville
337 days
390 days
New Glasgow
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122 days
Sydney
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Halifax
---
216 days
Bridgewater
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151 days
Halifax
---
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Kentville
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North Sydney
---
36 days
New Glasgow
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67 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish
7 days
22 days
New Waterford
25 days
14 days
Dartmouth
22 days
34 days
Amherst
27 days
47 days
New Glasgow
16 days
73 days
Bridgewater
32 days
57 days
New Glasgow
54 days
58 days
Kentville
50 days
70 days
Kentville
48 days
74 days
Antigonish
19 days
108 days
Antigonish
88 days
52 days
Bridgewater
32 days
122 days
Kentville
69 days
100 days
Halifax
125 days
53 days
Sydney
86 days
128 days
Inverness
132 days
105 days
Kentville
59 days
191 days
Kentville
88 days
169 days
New Glasgow
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85 days
Sydney
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Halifax
---
149 days
Bridgewater
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26 days
Halifax
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Kentville
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North Sydney
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22 days
New Glasgow
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38 days

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