WDH Newsroom

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



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

Sep 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 tradition that has united staff and patients at the Seacoast Cancer. Read More

Aug 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 summer. 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...

NEWS
September 15, 2022

Partnership with Mass Eye and Ear allows for specialized infant eye exams at Wentworth-Douglass

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital is teaming up with retina specialists at Mass Eye and Ear to launch a ne Read More...

NEWS
September 9, 2022

Wentworth-Douglass Awarded Hospital Accreditation from The Joint Commission

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Hospital Read More...

NEWS
September 6, 2022

Wentworth-Douglass departments merge to prepare patients for surgery

Two departments focused on pre-surgery admission and preparation have come together to form the Cent Read More...

NEWS
August 17, 2022

Dr. Emily Boone joins Primary Care at Pease

Wentworth Health Partners Primary Care at Pease recently added Dr. Emily Boone to its staff. Read More...

NEWS
August 15, 2022

Sahar Janjua joins Wentworth Health Partners Seacoast Arthritis & Osteoporosis

Rheumatologist Sahar Janjua, MD, recently joined the staff of Wentworth Health Partners Seacoast Art Read More...

NEWS
August 3, 2022

New Wentworth-Douglass program to focus on hernia rehab

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital Rehab Services is now offering a Hernia Rehab Program, a comprehensive e Read More...

NEWS
July 29, 2022

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital to host Food & Nutrition Services Job Fair on August 2

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital is hosting a Job Fair and Open House for available positions in the hosp Read More...

NEWS
July 25, 2022

Wentworth-Douglass Named “High Performing” by U.S. News & World Report

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital has been named “High Performing” in five Procedures & Conditions, ac Read More...

NEWS
July 22, 2022

Wentworth-Douglass Awards $10,000 Grant to Camp Carefree

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital has awarded a $10,000 community benefit grant to the American Diabetes A 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...

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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...

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July 15, 2022

Employee Spotlight: Tristan Wentworth

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

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July 7, 2022

Chair of Surgery, Dr. Roger Evans, Retires After 44 Years at Wentworth-Douglass

Dr. Roger Evans came to New England in 1978 to join a private urology practice in what he considered Read More...

Blog
July 1, 2022

WDH Security Officer Credited For 'Heroic' Effort

It took only two minutes for Wentworth-Douglass Hospital Security Officer Dan Dore to help a distres Read More...

Blog
June 29, 2022

Employee Spotlight: Mohammad Nazir Walizada

For Afghan refugee Mohammad Nazir Walizada, a job as a transporter at Wentworth-Douglass Hospital is Read More...

Blog
June 27, 2022

Wentworth-Douglass Launches New Brand Identity

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital unveiled its new brand and visual identity on June 22, representing its Read More...