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 ?
189 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
196 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
30 days
37 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
43 days
123 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
153 days
103 days
New Waterford
New Waterford Consolidated
111 days
178 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
107 days
227 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
233 days
146 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
219 days
242 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
661 days
229 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 East Hants Health Centre
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Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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223 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
23 days
27 days
New Waterford
New Waterford Consolidated
37 days
18 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
31 days
33 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
7 days
64 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
30 days
48 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
39 days
69 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
56 days
77 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
85 days
110 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 East Hants Health Centre
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Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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170 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
72 days
40 days
Amherst
33 days
125 days
New Glasgow
31 days
130 days
New Glasgow
63 days
111 days
New Waterford
112 days
68 days
New Glasgow
60 days
122 days
Dartmouth
62 days
152 days
Antigonish
54 days
184 days
Bridgewater
107 days
141 days
Halifax
160 days
91 days
Kentville
60 days
227 days
Sydney
118 days
194 days
Antigonish
22 days
297 days
Bridgewater
177 days
146 days
Kentville
128 days
270 days
Kentville
219 days
219 days
New Waterford
252 days
296 days
Antigonish
464 days
218 days
Kentville
123 days
603 days
Kentville
337 days
395 days
Dartmouth
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Sydney
---
150 days
Halifax
---
216 days
Halifax
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Kentville
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North Sydney
---
40 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
28 days
13 days
Dartmouth
28 days
34 days
Bridgewater
56 days
20 days
Amherst
27 days
59 days
New Glasgow
16 days
71 days
Kentville
25 days
65 days
Kentville
39 days
58 days
New Glasgow
52 days
58 days
Bridgewater
35 days
77 days
Antigonish
13 days
111 days
New Glasgow
42 days
85 days
Bridgewater
35 days
93 days
Kentville
74 days
86 days
Antigonish
99 days
68 days
Sydney
59 days
128 days
Halifax
117 days
75 days
New Waterford
97 days
111 days
Kentville
57 days
161 days
Kentville
89 days
169 days
Dartmouth
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Sydney
---
59 days
Halifax
---
149 days
Halifax
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Kentville
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North Sydney
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24 days
New Glasgow
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38 days

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