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 ?
274 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
186 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
106 days
90 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
32 days
181 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
268 days
118 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
275 days
152 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
281 days
175 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
384 days
307 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
271 days
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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464 days
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
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
21 days
58 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
34 days
50 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
72 days
45 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
22 days
96 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
55 days
119 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
126 days
55 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
32 days
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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102 days
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
Glace Bay
265 days
338 days
Windsor
100 days
257 days
New Glasgow
91 days
164 days
New Glasgow
173 days
102 days
Sydney
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Sydney
119 days
134 days
New Glasgow
168 days
54 days
Bridgewater
186 days
100 days
New Glasgow
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Sydney
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Kentville
439 days
355 days
Kentville
117 days
186 days
Sydney
234 days
171 days
Dartmouth
277 days
138 days
Kentville
43 days
209 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Kentville
119 days
140 days
Bridgewater
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Bridgewater
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Antigonish
35 days
620 days
Antigonish
402 days
213 days
Kentville
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New Glasgow
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New Glasgow
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Kentville
143 days
266 days

50%

Surgeonsort descending Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Glace Bay
38 days
44 days
Windsor
33 days
74 days
New Glasgow
23 days
97 days
New Glasgow
53 days
53 days
Sydney
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Sydney
103 days
93 days
New Glasgow
34 days
31 days
Bridgewater
95 days
53 days
New Glasgow
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Sydney
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Kentville
77 days
84 days
Kentville
44 days
71 days
Sydney
42 days
59 days
Dartmouth
117 days
42 days
Kentville
33 days
105 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Kentville
47 days
86 days
Bridgewater
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Bridgewater
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Antigonish
9 days
271 days
Antigonish
116 days
51 days
Kentville
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New Glasgow
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New Glasgow
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Kentville
105 days
81 days

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