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 ?
167 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
176 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
49 days
142 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
50 days
162 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
63 days
183 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
58 days
223 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
189 days
132 days
New Waterford
New Waterford Consolidated
181 days
158 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
240 days
174 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
455 days
373 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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56 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
26 days
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Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
18 days
37 days
New Waterford
New Waterford Consolidated
38 days
18 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
28 days
40 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
35 days
61 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
41 days
65 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
76 days
87 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
45 days
142 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
121 days
108 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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29 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
13 days
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Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
71 days
26 days
New Glasgow
46 days
122 days
New Waterford
105 days
67 days
New Glasgow
63 days
112 days
Amherst
33 days
158 days
Bridgewater
56 days
146 days
Dartmouth
63 days
152 days
Kentville
60 days
242 days
Antigonish
54 days
262 days
Antigonish
20 days
297 days
Kentville
129 days
199 days
Sydney
160 days
194 days
Kentville
219 days
154 days
Bridgewater
248 days
137 days
Kentville
128 days
270 days
Sydney
252 days
295 days
Halifax
504 days
86 days
Antigonish
464 days
207 days
Kentville
337 days
390 days
Kentville
455 days
603 days
Dartmouth
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Sydney
---
150 days
New Glasgow
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Halifax
---
216 days
Halifax
---
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North Sydney
---
40 days
New Glasgow
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89 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish
6 days
24 days
New Waterford
28 days
13 days
Dartmouth
29 days
33 days
Bridgewater
51 days
20 days
Amherst
26 days
64 days
Kentville
35 days
58 days
Kentville
31 days
71 days
Bridgewater
31 days
82 days
New Glasgow
39 days
78 days
New Glasgow
52 days
71 days
Bridgewater
46 days
82 days
Sydney
61 days
83 days
Kentville
69 days
86 days
Antigonish
11 days
150 days
Antigonish
106 days
75 days
Halifax
135 days
50 days
Kentville
63 days
132 days
Sydney
88 days
123 days
Kentville
129 days
134 days
Kentville
91 days
182 days
Dartmouth
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Sydney
---
59 days
New Glasgow
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Halifax
---
149 days
Halifax
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North Sydney
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29 days
New Glasgow
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49 days

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