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 ?
252 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
207 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Waterford
New Waterford Consolidated
159 days
121 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
171 days
155 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
174 days
199 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
70 days
306 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
259 days
265 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
760 days
461 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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84 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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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Waterford
New Waterford Consolidated
33 days
24 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
47 days
69 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
121 days
57 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
46 days
136 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
64 days
158 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
213 days
33 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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24 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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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Windsor
37 days
50 days
New Waterford
63 days
49 days
New Glasgow
101 days
76 days
Sydney
124 days
130 days
Kentville
60 days
219 days
Sydney
164 days
116 days
New Glasgow
171 days
119 days
Kentville
224 days
76 days
Kentville
149 days
161 days
Sydney
104 days
245 days
Bridgewater
174 days
176 days
Dartmouth
252 days
153 days
Halifax
328 days
91 days
Kentville
96 days
335 days
Antigonish
64 days
452 days
Kentville
368 days
420 days
Antigonish
760 days
204 days
Bridgewater
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Halifax
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New Glasgow
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Halifax
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Bridgewater
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Kentville
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319 days
New Glasgow
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126 days
New Glasgow
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153 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Waterford
30 days
15 days
Windsor
29 days
44 days
Sydney
38 days
35 days
New Glasgow
50 days
28 days
Kentville
33 days
74 days
Sydney
76 days
43 days
Sydney
74 days
47 days
Bridgewater
62 days
71 days
Kentville
81 days
65 days
New Glasgow
98 days
52 days
Kentville
125 days
75 days
Dartmouth
186 days
33 days
Halifax
145 days
77 days
Antigonish
182 days
68 days
Kentville
70 days
182 days
Kentville
41 days
252 days
Antigonish
40 days
278 days
Bridgewater
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Halifax
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New Glasgow
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Halifax
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Bridgewater
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Kentville
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145 days
New Glasgow
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57 days
New Glasgow
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82 days

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