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 ?
218 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
191 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
75 days
167 days
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
120 days
125 days
New Waterford
New Waterford Consolidated
124 days
130 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
218 days
117 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
70 days
319 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
204 days
246 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
540 days
230 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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150 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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125 days
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
42 days
24 days
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
46 days
47 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
68 days
52 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
34 days
100 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
79 days
76 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
195 days
54 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
206 days
85 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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57 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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78 days
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
New Waterford
120 days
41 days
New Glasgow
101 days
111 days
New Glasgow
61 days
153 days
Amherst
77 days
150 days
Sydney
115 days
117 days
New Glasgow
153 days
117 days
Bridgewater
97 days
177 days
Kentville
186 days
148 days
Dartmouth
218 days
118 days
Sydney
224 days
116 days
Sydney
124 days
220 days
Kentville
57 days
339 days
Antigonish
64 days
444 days
Kentville
388 days
181 days
Antigonish
457 days
153 days
Halifax
1018 days
113 days
Kentville
458 days
742 days
Bridgewater
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Halifax
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New Glasgow
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Kentville
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182 days
Halifax
---
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Bridgewater
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Kentville
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481 days
North Sydney
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Waterford
39 days
11 days
New Glasgow
19 days
35 days
Sydney
43 days
36 days
Amherst
55 days
36 days
New Glasgow
21 days
82 days
New Glasgow
56 days
49 days
Sydney
75 days
37 days
Bridgewater
41 days
71 days
Kentville
40 days
75 days
New Glasgow
75 days
49 days
Antigonish
116 days
49 days
Sydney
76 days
96 days
Dartmouth
142 days
40 days
Kentville
110 days
75 days
Halifax
168 days
56 days
Kentville
70 days
188 days
Antigonish
42 days
251 days
Kentville
33 days
299 days
Bridgewater
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Halifax
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New Glasgow
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Kentville
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95 days
Halifax
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Bridgewater
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Kentville
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221 days
North Sydney
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