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 ?
157 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
195 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Waterford
New Waterford Consolidated
80 days
84 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
56 days
137 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
129 days
129 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
175 days
93 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
117 days
169 days
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
86 days
259 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
60 days
420 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
236 days
298 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional 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
36 days
26 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
55 days
23 days
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
36 days
63 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
39 days
85 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
82 days
42 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
65 days
84 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
132 days
35 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
33 days
188 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeonsort descending Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish
147 days
219 days
New Waterford
186 days
51 days
New Glasgow
153 days
192 days
New Glasgow
35 days
82 days
Halifax
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New Glasgow
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Sydney
67 days
220 days
Kentville
565 days
742 days
Kentville
388 days
207 days
Sydney
175 days
107 days
Dartmouth
170 days
125 days
Kentville
---
373 days
Halifax
1018 days
73 days
Kentville
140 days
127 days
Sydney
125 days
117 days
Bridgewater
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Bridgewater
97 days
178 days
Antigonish
64 days
444 days
Antigonish
531 days
169 days
Kentville
402 days
481 days
Amherst
77 days
137 days
North Sydney
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New Glasgow
211 days
106 days
New Glasgow
113 days
129 days
Kentville
96 days
387 days

50%

Surgeonsort descending Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish
29 days
82 days
New Waterford
39 days
14 days
New Glasgow
107 days
56 days
New Glasgow
17 days
42 days
Halifax
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New Glasgow
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Sydney
43 days
80 days
Kentville
54 days
176 days
Kentville
45 days
92 days
Sydney
42 days
39 days
Dartmouth
110 days
61 days
Kentville
---
229 days
Halifax
187 days
33 days
Kentville
53 days
85 days
Sydney
102 days
47 days
Bridgewater
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Bridgewater
36 days
71 days
Antigonish
20 days
247 days
Antigonish
101 days
41 days
Kentville
240 days
232 days
Amherst
45 days
39 days
North Sydney
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New Glasgow
56 days
69 days
New Glasgow
61 days
66 days
Kentville
34 days
293 days

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