WDH Newsroom

The latest news, headlines, and events from Wentworth-Douglass Hospital



Oct 27, 2022

Rev. Sandra Pontoh awarded 2022 Bob Ervin Spiritual Care Award

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Oct 20, 2022

Employee Spotlight: Diana Bisson

"Employee Spotlight" is a bi-weekly feature for staff and the community to get the know the individuals that make Wentworth-Douglass Hospital a comfortable place for patients, and a great place to… Read More

Sep 29, 2022

Wentworth-Douglass surgeon to compete in Ironman World Championship in Hawaii

When Dr. Peter Dirksmeier leaves Sept. 30 to compete in his 14th Ironman competition, it will be the culmination of a goal he set for himself 15 years ago. Read More

NEWS
November 18, 2022

Wentworth-Douglass Wins Fifth Straight “Best Hospital” Record 15 Honors at Best of the Seacoast

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital was named “Best Hospital” for the fifth consecutive year, and won a Read More...

NEWS
November 16, 2022

Wentworth-Douglass Awards $25K Grant to Address Youth Homelessness

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital has awarded a $25,000 community benefit grant to Waypoint to assist in t Read More...

NEWS
November 16, 2022

Wentworth-Douglass Awarded “A” Grade for Safety

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital has been awarded an “A” grade for safety by the Leapfrog Group, an i Read More...

NEWS
October 28, 2022

Dr. Alexander Melamed joins the Seacoast Cancer Center

The Seacoast Cancer Center recently welcomed Dr. Alexander Melamed to its gynecology-oncology team. Read More...

NEWS
October 27, 2022

Wentworth-Douglass Wins Multiple Excellence, Specialty Awards

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital remains among the best hospitals in the nation for patient experience an Read More...

NEWS
October 24, 2022

Wentworth-Douglass Identifies Mental Health, Substance Use, and Primary Care as Community Health Needs

Mental health, substance use disorders and access to primary care services are among the most pressi Read More...

NEWS
October 12, 2022

Wentworth-Douglass Seacoast Cancer Center to be Re-Named Mass General Cancer Center

The Wentworth-Douglass Seacoast Cancer Center will be re-named Mass General Cancer Center, effective Read More...

NEWS
October 12, 2022

Wentworth-Douglass urges the public to learn hands-only CPR

As the community continues to adapt to life with COVID-19, Wentworth-Douglass Hospital is urging the Read More...

NEWS
October 7, 2022

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital hosting Infant Loss Remembrance Ceremony

In recognition of National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day on Saturday, Oct. 15, Wentworth Read More...

NEWS
October 4, 2022

Experienced advanced nurse practitioners join Primary Care of Rochester

Two experienced advanced nurse practitioners with strong ties to the Rochester area, Jean Ball and L Read More...

NEWS
September 22, 2022

Wentworth-Douglass Expands Primary Care into the Rochester Area

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital and the Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce celebrated the addition of Read More...

NEWS
September 19, 2022

The Seacoast Cancer 5K is on the move to Portsmouth

The Seacoast Cancer 5K is returning to an in-person event and is moving to Portsmouth. Read More...

Blog
November 22, 2022

Durham Firefighter Back on the Job After Career-Threatening Injury

When Durham Firefighter David Blatchford slipped on ice while on duty last December, he considered i Read More...

Blog
October 20, 2022

Employee Spotlight: Diana Bisson

"Employee Spotlight" is a bi-weekly feature for staff and the community to get the know the individu Read More...

Blog
September 29, 2022

Wentworth-Douglass surgeon to compete in Ironman World Championship in Hawaii

When Dr. Peter Dirksmeier leaves Sept. 30 to compete in his 14th Ironman competition, it will be the Read More...

Blog
September 14, 2022

Pet photos bring joy to staff and patients at Seacoast Cancer Center

What started as a fun idea to include pet pictures on digital screens, has turned into a new traditi Read More...

Blog
August 26, 2022

Record Number of Graduate Nurses Join WDH Nurse Residency Program

A record number of graduate nurses started in the Wentworth-Douglass Nurse Residency Program this su Read More...

Blog
August 25, 2022

Employee Spotlight: Mary Beth Schlieder

"Employee Spotlight" is a bi-weekly feature for staff and the community to get the know the individu Read More...

Blog
August 19, 2022

Appreciation video captures nurses’ experiences during COVID-19

An effort to thank their colleagues and community via video turned into a therapeutic experience for Read More...

Blog
August 15, 2022

Employee Spotlight: Taylor Hussey

"Employee Spotlight" is a bi-weekly feature for staff and the community to get the know the individu Read More...

Blog
July 29, 2022

Employee Spotlight: Misha-Bear Thibault

"Employee Spotlight" is a bi-weekly feature for staff and the community to get the know the individu Read More...