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 ?
226 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
173 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facilitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
69 days
103 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
224 days
117 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
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Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
102 days
100 days
New Waterford
New Waterford Consolidated
108 days
95 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
204 days
254 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
284 days
127 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
413 days
181 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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50%

Community Facilitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
40 days
50 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
178 days
23 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
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Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
26 days
31 days
New Waterford
New Waterford Consolidated
35 days
25 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
38 days
81 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
60 days
71 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
54 days
73 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish
64 days
444 days
Amherst
77 days
146 days
North Sydney
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Halifax
1018 days
91 days
Sydney
---
220 days
Kentville
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260 days
Kentville
186 days
148 days
New Glasgow
145 days
153 days
Kentville
425 days
180 days
Kentville
402 days
481 days
Sydney
115 days
203 days
New Glasgow
153 days
117 days
Kentville
548 days
742 days
Sydney
179 days
102 days
New Glasgow
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Kentville
57 days
339 days
New Glasgow
211 days
93 days
New Glasgow
56 days
82 days
Halifax
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Dartmouth
184 days
118 days
Bridgewater
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Bridgewater
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New Waterford
124 days
41 days
Bridgewater
97 days
176 days
Antigonish
457 days
153 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish
40 days
244 days
Amherst
55 days
32 days
North Sydney
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Halifax
170 days
32 days
Sydney
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94 days
Kentville
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182 days
Kentville
140 days
75 days
New Glasgow
66 days
114 days
Kentville
53 days
75 days
Kentville
187 days
243 days
Sydney
78 days
42 days
New Glasgow
75 days
49 days
Kentville
58 days
182 days
Sydney
42 days
36 days
New Glasgow
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Kentville
34 days
299 days
New Glasgow
56 days
52 days
New Glasgow
19 days
38 days
Halifax
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Dartmouth
137 days
47 days
Bridgewater
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Bridgewater
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New Waterford
39 days
11 days
Bridgewater
36 days
71 days
Antigonish
92 days
44 days

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