WDH Newsroom

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

Apr 8, 2024

Somersworth Eagles Raise $4K for Wentworth-Douglass Hospital Cancer Patients

The Wentworth-Douglass Hospital Foundation has received a $4,000 donation from the Fraternal Order of Eagles, Somersworth Aerie #1877, to support cancer patients at the Mass General Cancer Center at… Read More

Apr 3, 2024

69 Wentworth-Douglass Hospital Doctors Ranked Among New Hampshire’s Best

69 Wentworth-Douglass Hospital doctors have been named by their peers to the 2024 “Top Doctors” list published in the March/April edition of New Hampshire Magazine. Read More

Apr 1, 2024

All about robotic bariatric surgery: Q&A with Dr. Dmytro Havaleshko

Dmytro “Dima” Havaleshko, MD, FACS, DABS-FPMBS, FASMBS, is the chair of the robotic surgery committee and director of the Center for Weight Management and Bariatric Surgery at Wentworth-Douglass… Read More

December 26, 2023

Miss Dover Donates Holiday Stockings for Perinatal Patients Seeking Treatment at Wentworth-Douglass Hospital

Miss Dover, Anna Sargent, donated self-care holiday stockings to perinatal patients seeking treatmen Read More...

November 9, 2023

Seacoast Cancer 5K Raises $300K for Mass General Cancer Center at Wentworth-Douglass Hospital

The Seacoast Cancer 5K celebrated its 10th annual event in style, raising more than $324,165 for the Read More...

June 21, 2023

Mass General Brigham Names New President and Chief Operating Officer of Wentworth-Douglass Hospital

Mass General Brigham has named Darin C. Roark, an accomplished executive with more than 23 years of Read More...

March 14, 2023

A Message From President and COO, Jeffrey B. Hughes

It is with deeply mixed emotions that I am announcing my retirement from Wentworth-Douglass Hospital Read More...

March 2, 2023

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

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

February 16, 2023

Imaging Director Wins Wentworth-Douglass President’s Award

Kevin Sweeney, Wentworth-Douglass Hospital’s Director of Imaging, was awarded the 2022 President Read More...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

March 24, 2017

Wentworth-Douglass Physicians Named Top Doctors

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

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...

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...

December 5, 2016

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital Achieves Magnet® Recognition

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

August 15, 2016

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital Named 2016 Most Wired

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

August 2, 2016

Celebrating 110 Years

A very brief history of Wentworth-Douglass Hospital

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...

January 22, 2015

WDH Earns Baby-Friendly Designation

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