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 ?
199 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
181 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
50 days
150 days
New Waterford
New Waterford Consolidated
130 days
88 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
137 days
103 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
145 days
104 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
268 days
118 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
149 days
325 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
314 days
332 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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137 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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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
35 days
26 days
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
32 days
41 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
50 days
59 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
101 days
42 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
65 days
85 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
37 days
170 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
175 days
35 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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75 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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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
New Glasgow
56 days
82 days
Amherst
77 days
146 days
New Waterford
186 days
49 days
Bridgewater
97 days
176 days
Kentville
149 days
127 days
Sydney
175 days
107 days
New Glasgow
153 days
140 days
New Glasgow
145 days
153 days
Dartmouth
176 days
132 days
New Glasgow
211 days
106 days
Sydney
125 days
203 days
Sydney
130 days
220 days
Kentville
57 days
339 days
Antigonish
64 days
444 days
Kentville
425 days
181 days
Antigonish
524 days
169 days
Kentville
402 days
481 days
Halifax
1018 days
91 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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260 days
Bridgewater
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North Sydney
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Waterford
38 days
15 days
New Glasgow
19 days
42 days
Amherst
47 days
32 days
Sydney
42 days
39 days
Sydney
43 days
59 days
Bridgewater
36 days
71 days
New Glasgow
50 days
62 days
Antigonish
92 days
41 days
Kentville
54 days
86 days
New Glasgow
107 days
45 days
Sydney
100 days
56 days
Kentville
77 days
85 days
New Glasgow
66 days
114 days
Dartmouth
126 days
55 days
Kentville
60 days
165 days
Antigonish
40 days
244 days
Kentville
34 days
293 days
Kentville
240 days
243 days
Halifax
474 days
32 days
Bridgewater
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Halifax
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New Glasgow
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Kentville
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182 days
Bridgewater
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North Sydney
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