In honor of World Mental Health Day, Westerly Hospital will be hosting a free discussion on “Raising Resilient Children in the Age of Anxiety” on Tuesday, October 11 from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. in the hospital’s Henry J. Nardone Conference Center. The program will be presented in partnership with the Westerly Public School district and… Read more »
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Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer in men. In fact, one in seven men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime. Join Westerly Hospital urologist Erik Enquist, MD for a free program on prostate cancer, and learn more about the importance of early detection and the symptoms and risk factors associated… Read more »
Westerly Hospital will be offering a 6-week Arthritis Exercise Program at the Westerly Senior Center located at 39 State Street in Westerly. The class is open to anyone living with any type of arthritis. Classes will be held Mondays and Thursdays beginning September 12 from 10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Classes will include health education,… Read more »
Westerly Hospital, in partnership with Westerly Public Schools and The Journey to Hope, Health and Healing, will be co-sponsoring a community forum on addiction on Thursday, September 8 from 5:30 – 8:00 p.m. in the hospital’s Henry J. Nardone Conference Center. The event will cover what every parent, first responder, and the community must know… Read more »
Westerly Hospital, in partnership with the Washington County Coalition for Children, will be offering a free, two-part certification training course on Youth Mental Health First Aid. Classes will be held on Saturday, September 10 and Saturday, September 24 from 8:00 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. at Saint Andrews Church, 15 East Beach Road, Charlestown, RI. The course will… Read more »
As part of Westerly Hospital’s Wednesday Wellness health education series, cardiologists Howard Haronian, MD, FACC and Carlos Mena, MD will present a free discussion on heart health called “Keep the Beat – Taking Control of Your Cardiovascular Health” on Wednesday, August 24 from 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. in the hospital’s Henry J. Nardone Conference Center…. Read more »
As part of its continued commitment to patient-centered care, Westerly Hospital has hired a new Patient Resource Navigator. Jen Algiere, the Hospital’s new Patient Resource Navigator, will assist patients in a variety of ways, serving as the primary point of contact for information on hospital services, programs, and providers. “Jen will ensure that our patients… Read more »
We will soon be announcing additional health education programs as part of our Wednesday Wellness series. Check back for updates or call 401-348-3423 for information.
Westerly Hospital recently presented the first-ever winner of the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses to Karyn Bessette, RN, Medical/Surgical Care Unit. The DAISY Award is a national nurse recognition program sponsored by an international foundation that encourages patients and families to share their stories of nurses who made a difference. DAISY awards will be given… Read more »
Westerly Hospital recently began participating in the “The DAISY Award,” a nurse recognition program sponsored by an international foundation that seeks to recognize the “super-human” work of Registered Nurses as they provide extraordinary, compassionate and skillful care to their patients and families. Click here to learn more and to recognize a nurse and the special care they provided.