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Award-Winning Services

Each year, Wentworth-Douglass Hospital is recognized by various organizations for offering exceptional patient care and experiences to the people of the Seacoast.

Magnet Recognition Program®

magnet logo.pngFor the second consecutive time, Wentworth-Douglass Hospital has achieved Magnet-accreditation from The American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Magnet Recognition Program®. It distinguishes organizations that meet rigorous standards for nursing excellence, professionalism, teamwork and superiority in patient care. Wentworth-Douglass Hospital is one of just three New Hampshire hospitals with this distinction and among only 6.2 percent of U.S. hospitals to have achieved Magnet recognition two or more consecutive times. 

American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer

coclogoaccredeps.gifWentworth-Douglass Hospital's Seacoast Cancer Center is accredited by the American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer - meaning you will receive high quality care.

American College of Radiology


Wentworth-Douglass Hospital has been awarded accreditation in radiation oncology by the American College of Radiology (ACR). The ACR seal of accreditation represents the highest level of quality and patient safety in the healthcare industry. 

Baby-Friendly USA

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital has received international recognition as a Baby-Friendly Designated birth facility recognizing our  efforts to provide an optimum level of care for breastfeeding mothers and their babies. The Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative is a global program sponsored by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) to encourage and recognize hospitals and birthing centers that offer an optimal level of care for infant feeding.

2020 Best of the Seacoast

Wentworth-Douglass was named 2020 Best of the Seacoast Awards Winners for Best Hospital, Best Emergency Room, Best Urgent Care (Express Care), Best Place to Have a Baby, and Best Family Practice (Wentworth Health Partners Dover Family Practice).

Diagnostic Imaging Center of Excellence (DICOE)

This designation, awarded by the American College of Radiology, provides patients with the utmost confidence of receiving today’s highest levels of imaging quality, safety and care

Silver Achievement Award—Heart Failure


Wentworth-Douglass has received the American Heart Association's 2019 Get With the Guidelines Silver Achievement Award, reflecting our commitment to patient care that adheres to the latest evidence-based clinical guidelines.  


Gold Plus Achievement Award—Stroke

The American Stroke Association's 2019 Get With the Guidelines Gold Plus Achievement Award reflects our commitment to offering stroke patients top-quality care that adheres to the latest evidence-based clinical guidelines. Wentworth-Douglass has Advanced Certification as a Primary Stroke Center from The Joint Commission and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.

Greater Dover Chamber of Commerce - 2017 Large Nonprofit of the Year

This annual award, presented by the Greater Dover Chamber of Commerce, recognizes an organization that helps define our community.

HealthCare’s Most Wired

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital has been named one of the nation’s 2016 “Most Wired” Hospitals and Health Systems by Hospitals & Health Networks, a journal of the American Hospital Association (AHA). This distinction recognizes hospitals for their use of information technology to improve quality care and patient safety.

Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital is accredited by The Joint Commission. 

Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for Ambulatory Health Care Accreditation and Primary Care Medical Home Certification

Wentworth Health Partners has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for Ambulatory Health Care Accreditation and Primary Care Medical Home Certification. This process involves evaluation of each practice office to ensure they provide the highest quality of care to patients according to nationally recognized standards set by The Joint Commission, which accredits and certifies more than 20,500 health care organizations and programs in the United States.

Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP®)

The Wentworth-Douglass Center for Weight Management and Bariatric Surgery is accreditated as a Comprehensive Center by the American College of Surgeons, Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP®). MBSAQIP® accreditation recognizes Wentworth-Douglass for meeting the highest standards for safety and quality of care for patients receiving weight loss surgery.

National Safe Sleep Hospital Certification Program

The Wentworth-Douglass Hospital Women & Children’s Center is recognized as a Gold Certified Safe Sleep Hospital for its commitment to best practices and education on infant safe sleep. It is one of only two hospitals in New Hampshire to receive this title.

Outstanding Achievement Award - Commission on Cancer

Wentworth-Douglass is one of a select group of 22 U.S. accredited cancer programs to receive this national honor. This award recognizes cancer programs that achieve excellence in compliance to the CoC Standards and provide the highest quality care to cancer patients.

Primary Stroke Center Advanced Certification

Wentworth-Douglass was the first hospital in New Hampshire to earn Primary Stroke Center Advanced Certification by The Joint Commission, the nation's leading healthcare accrediting agency.

Quality Respiratory Care Recognition

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital has earned Quality Respiratory Care Recognition from the American Association of Respiratory Care for our commitment to quality and providing care consistent with national standards and guidelines. 

Women’s Choice Award

Wentworth-Douglass has earned Women's Choice Awards for creating exceptional patient experiences in the areas of Obstetrics, Cancer Care, Orthopedics and Overall Patient Satisfaction. 

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Dover, New Hampshire 03820

Phone: (603) 742-5252

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