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

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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July 1, 2022

Wentworth-Douglass Foundation’s Charity Classic Raises Over $206,500

The Wentworth-Douglass Foundation raised $206,515 for programs and equipment for the hospital’s Wo Read More...

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May 18, 2022

Dr. Irene Rupp Hodge Joins Wentworth-Douglass Hospital Wound Healing Institute

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital is proud to announce that Dr. Irene (Patty) Rupp Hodge has joined Wentwo Read More...

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April 27, 2022

Wentworth-Douglass Adds Two Former Local Journalists to Communications Team

Wentworth Douglass Hospital has added former local journalists Doug Moon and Aaron Sanborn to its co Read More...

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April 12, 2022

First Patients Undergo Wentworth-Douglass’ New CardioMEMS Procedure

A sensor that monitors heart failure was successfully implanted in three patients at Wentworth-Dougl Read More...

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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...

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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...

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September 29, 2021

Wentworth-Douglass Statement re: Dover, N.H. Water Main Break

Overnight, Wentworth-Douglass Hospital was minimally affected by a water main break. The hospital ne Read More...

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July 22, 2021

Wentworth-Douglass and Seacoast Orthopedics & Sports Medicine to host School Sports Physicals

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital and Wentworth Health Partners Seacoast Orthopedics & Sports Medicine are Read More...

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July 13, 2021

Wentworth-Douglass Foundation Raises Over $256,000 to Support Women and Children’s Center through Charity Classic Golf Tournament

The 27th Annual Wentworth-Douglass Charity Classic presented by UnitedHealthcare raised more than $2 Read More...

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December 2, 2020

Wentworth Health Partners opens Respiratory Illness Clinic

A Respiratory Illness Clinic is now open for established Wentworth Health Partners patients at 10 Me Read More...

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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...

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October 7, 2020

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital strengthens sports medicine relationship with City of Portsmouth

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital has been awarded the Sports Medicine/Athletic Training contract with the Read More...

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May 6, 2020

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital Follows Phased-In Approach to Open Patient Services

Following guidance from the State of New Hampshire, Wentworth-Douglass Hospital has launched a phase Read More...

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January 22, 2020

Dr. Michael Mazzini, Cardiologist, Electrophysiologist, Joins Wentworth-Douglass

Michael Mazzini, MD, board-certified cardiologist and electrophysiologist, has joined Wentworth-Doug Read More...

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December 24, 2019

Wentworth-Douglass Foundation Appoints New Board Leadership and Members

The Wentworth-Douglass Foundation recently appointed new leadership and members. Read More...

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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...

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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...

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January 18, 2019

Winter Storm Closings & Delays | January 20

In an effort to protect the safety of our patients and staff, the decision has been made to close or Read More...

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July 17, 2018

Valsartan Recall

The FDA recently issued a voluntary recall on generic valsartan for certain manufacturers. Here's wh Read More...

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August 2, 2016

Celebrating 110 Years

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

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January 1, 2012

WDH is First Primary Stroke Center in New Hampshire

The Joint Commission recently recognized WDH with Advanced Certification as a Primary Stroke Center. Read More...