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 ?
194 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
232 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
122 days
111 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
161 days
104 days
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
61 days
251 days
New Waterford
New Waterford Consolidated
186 days
217 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
330 days
232 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
524 days
444 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
350 days
742 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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146 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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23 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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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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182 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
35 days
31 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
32 days
47 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
22 days
75 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
20 days
77 days
New Waterford
New Waterford Consolidated
58 days
42 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
120 days
55 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
107 days
221 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
---
33 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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21 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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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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96 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Glasgow
62 days
99 days
Kentville
76 days
99 days
Amherst
95 days
95 days
Antigonish
74 days
159 days
New Waterford
124 days
181 days
Dartmouth
158 days
148 days
New Glasgow
122 days
197 days
Sydney
154 days
177 days
Sydney
152 days
220 days
Kentville
139 days
301 days
Sydney
125 days
327 days
Antigonish
50 days
427 days
Kentville
350 days
232 days
Kentville
387 days
351 days
Antigonish
668 days
210 days
Kentville
548 days
499 days
Halifax
1018 days
59 days
New Glasgow
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Bridgewater
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146 days
Halifax
---
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New Glasgow
---
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Kentville
---
373 days
Bridgewater
---
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
43 days
32 days
Sydney
42 days
45 days
Amherst
47 days
47 days
Antigonish
29 days
73 days
New Glasgow
43 days
61 days
Dartmouth
65 days
61 days
Antigonish
90 days
42 days
Sydney
53 days
80 days
Kentville
69 days
75 days
Kentville
66 days
84 days
Kentville
30 days
127 days
Sydney
106 days
65 days
Kentville
61 days
117 days
New Glasgow
84 days
100 days
Antigonish
14 days
206 days
Halifax
199 days
24 days
Kentville
101 days
259 days
New Glasgow
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Bridgewater
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78 days
Halifax
---
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New Glasgow
---
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Kentville
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205 days
Bridgewater
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47 days
Bridgewater
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160 days
North Sydney
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New Glasgow
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