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 ?
177 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
200 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
77 days
61 days
New Waterford
New Waterford Consolidated
123 days
84 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
162 days
125 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
212 days
129 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
117 days
245 days
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
124 days
259 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
236 days
200 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
77 days
550 days
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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102 days
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
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
48 days
20 days
New Waterford
New Waterford Consolidated
56 days
24 days
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
32 days
67 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
73 days
45 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
42 days
83 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
54 days
92 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
114 days
54 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
45 days
201 days
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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34 days
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
82 days
Amherst
77 days
76 days
Kentville
77 days
99 days
Sydney
125 days
86 days
New Glasgow
105 days
129 days
Bridgewater
97 days
177 days
Sydney
175 days
107 days
Dartmouth
162 days
132 days
New Glasgow
211 days
106 days
Sydney
114 days
220 days
New Waterford
186 days
172 days
New Glasgow
164 days
197 days
Antigonish
147 days
219 days
Kentville
96 days
387 days
Antigonish
64 days
444 days
Kentville
388 days
207 days
Antigonish
531 days
179 days
Kentville
402 days
481 days
Halifax
1018 days
73 days
Kentville
565 days
742 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
17 days
34 days
New Waterford
42 days
19 days
Amherst
43 days
36 days
Sydney
44 days
44 days
Bridgewater
36 days
64 days
Kentville
32 days
75 days
Antigonish
29 days
86 days
New Glasgow
50 days
69 days
New Glasgow
62 days
65 days
Sydney
53 days
80 days
Antigonish
92 days
45 days
Kentville
63 days
80 days
Sydney
102 days
47 days
Dartmouth
107 days
55 days
New Glasgow
115 days
75 days
Kentville
54 days
149 days
Halifax
187 days
33 days
Antigonish
20 days
251 days
Kentville
34 days
288 days
Kentville
240 days
221 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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