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

Employees
April 29, 2022

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital President Recognizes COVID-19 Heroes

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital employees, who helped the hospital overcome extraordinary challenges thr Read More...

Employees
April 7, 2022

Wentworth-Douglass Opens New Occupational Health Program

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital has opened a new Occupational Health Program, providing a comprehensive Read More...

Employees
April 6, 2022

Wentworth-Douglass Staff Awarded the Organization’s Highest Honor

For the first time in the organization’s history, the Wentworth-Douglass President’s Award was a Read More...

Employees
March 4, 2022

Newsweek Names Wentworth-Douglass Among Top 200 Hospitals in U.S.

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital has been named among the best hospitals in the United States, vaulting i Read More...

Employees
January 4, 2022

Booster shots required for all Mass General Brigham employees

To ensure that we are continuing to take every step to protect our patients and our employees, and i Read More...

Employees
December 24, 2021

A Message to the Community from Wentworth-Douglass Hospital President & CEO Jeffrey Hughes

As COVID-19 cases continue to climb in our area, Wentworth-Douglass is facing challenges unprecedent Read More...

Employees
November 23, 2021

All Wentworth-Douglass Employees Compliant with COVID Vaccine Policy

All Wentworth-Douglass Hospital employees are now compliant with Mass General Brigham’s COVID vacc Read More...

Employees
November 16, 2021

Wentworth-Douglass Wins ‘Best Hospital’, 4 Honors at Best of Seacoast Awards

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital has once again been recognized for its outstanding commitment to patient Read More...

Employees
October 4, 2021

Local group raises money for bereavement cradle at Wentworth-Douglass Hospital

A local support group for families facing pregnancy and infant loss has donated $5,000 to the Wentwo Read More...

Employees
July 1, 2021

Wentworth-Douglass Designated Safe Place for Mental Health, Substance Use Disorders

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital has received designations as a safe place for those who struggle with me Read More...

Employees
June 25, 2021

Wentworth-Douglass Named Most Racially Inclusive Hospital in New Hampshire

Wentworth-Douglass has been named the most racially inclusive hospital in the state of New Hampshire Read More...

Employees
May 17, 2021

Wentworth-Douglass Awarded Patient Experience Award for Eighth Consecutive Year

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital achieved the Healthgrades 2021 Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ f Read More...

Employees
May 13, 2021

Newsweek Names Wentworth-Douglass Among Best Hospitals in U.S.

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital has been named among the best hospitals in the United States, according Read More...

Employees
November 5, 2020

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital Earns 2020 Best of the Seacoast Honors

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital earned Best of The Seacoast Honors in several major categories. Read mor Read More...

Employees
August 24, 2020

Wentworth-Douglass CEO Greg Walker to retire after 24 years of service

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital's president & CEO, Gregory Walker, FACHE, will retire from his position Read More...

Employees
November 14, 2019

Seacoast Hospital Boards Reaffirm Commitment to Affiliation, Seek Dialogue with State Officials

Exeter Health Resources and Wentworth-Douglass Hospital have announced the launch of a public engage Read More...

Employees
October 1, 2019

Spiritual Care Conference to focus on Cancer and Caring for Cancer Patients

The 11th Annual Spiritual Care Conference will be held on October 22, and will explore the physical Read More...

Employees
September 30, 2019

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital Center for Weight Management and Bariatric Surgery Achieves National Accreditation for Quality

The WDH Center for Weight Management & Bariatric Surgery achieved MBSAQIP accreditation for providin Read More...

Employees
August 7, 2019

UNH Survey: Strong Community Support for Proposed Seacoast Hospital Affiliation

NH Seacoast area residents strongly support the proposed affiliation among Exeter Health Resources, Read More...

Employees
May 23, 2019

Exeter Health Resources, Wentworth-Douglass Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital File an Affiliation Agreement

Agreement Would Develop a Proposed New Seacoast Network to Ensure Local Access to High Quality Healt Read More...

Employees
June 27, 2018

Wentworth-Douglass Awards Training Grant to Dover Fire & Rescue

The grant will fund education to help prepare the department to treat all types of medical emergenci Read More...

Employees
May 15, 2018

Exeter Health Resources, Massachusetts General Hospital and Wentworth-Douglass Hospital Announce Plans to Explore Regional Network Opportunity

Three hospitals will explore opportunities to develop a new regional network to collaboratively deli Read More...

Employees
March 27, 2018

Wentworth-Douglass Physicians Named 2018 Top Doctors

New Hampshire Magazine has recognized 32 WDH physicians as among the best in the state. Read More...

Employees
May 18, 2017

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital Laboratory Receives Accreditation

Accreditation processdesigned to ensure the highest quality standard of care for all laboratory pati Read More...

Employees
March 24, 2017

Wentworth-Douglass Physicians Named Top Doctors

Nineteen WDH physicians recognized among New Hampshire Magazine's 2017 Top Doctors. Read More...

Employees
March 8, 2017

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital Earns the Outstanding Achievement Award for Cancer Care

Only cancer program in NH to earn 2016 Outstanding Achievement Award. Read More...

Employees
January 3, 2017

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital now officially part of the Massachusetts General Hospital family

Wentworth-Douglass is now the only hospital in New Hampshire to join the Mass General system. Read More...

Employees
December 5, 2016

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital Achieves Magnet® Recognition

Magnet® recognition is the nation’s highest honor for excellence in nursing. Read More...

Employees
August 15, 2016

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital Named 2016 Most Wired

Most Wired Hospitals Use Technology for a Better Patient Experience Read More...

Employees
August 2, 2016

Celebrating 110 Years

A very brief history of Wentworth-Douglass Hospital Read More...

Employees
February 29, 2016

Wentworth-Douglass Partners with Dover Police to Focus on Opioid Abuse

$125,000 grant to the City of Dover Police Department's Community Outreach Bureau for will focus on Read More...

Employees
January 22, 2015

WDH Earns Baby-Friendly Designation

Baby-Friendly Designated birth facilities provide an optimum level of care for breastfeeding mothers Read More...