Topic: Front Page News

Community Invited to “Creating a Heart Healthy Westerly” Event

In honor of American Heart Month, Westerly Hospital is inviting the community to participate in a “Creating a Heart Healthy Westerly” event on February 4 from 8 a.m. – 9:30 am in the Henry J. Nardone Conference Center.  Continental breakfast will be provided, and the event is open to all.  Participants will learn about the current heart… Read more »

Visitor Restrictions Put in Place

Due to an increase in flu activity, and with a focus on patient and staff safety, temporary visitor restrictions were put into place today at both Lawrence + Memorial and Westerly Hospitals. The restrictions put into place limit visitors to anyone 18 years of age and older, provided they do not have any flu-like symptoms…. Read more »

Westerly Hospital Offers Outpatient Diabetes Education Program

Westerly Hospital will be offering a comprehensive, five-week course beginning in January to help patients gain practical knowledge and skills needed to manage diabetes successfully. The course will be conducted by a multidisciplinary team of dieticians, nurses, and pharmacists of Westerly Hospital who are all Certified Diabetes Outpatient Educators (CDOE). The Hospital’s diabetes program is… Read more »

Dr. Michael Harwood Hits the Buzzer and Lands a Spot on Jeopardy


Yes, he was always very good at Trivial Pursuit, and yes, he has a competitive streak, but Dr. Michael Harwood, a dermatologist with the L+M Medical Group in Westerly, defied the odds earlier this year, landing a spot on “America’s Favorite Quiz Show,” Jeopardy! “It was extremely fun,” Dr. Harwood recalls, reminiscing about his auditions… Read more »

30th Annual Lights of Love Campaign Kicks Off

The Westerly Hospital Auxiliary has officially kicked off its 30th annual Lights of Love campaign.  Through the Lights of Love program, the community is invited to honor or remember a loved one by purchasing a “Love Light” in their name in denominations of $5, $25, $50, $100, or more.  Names of those honored or remembered… Read more »

Become a Hospital Volunteer!

Westerly Hospital is looking for adult volunteers to assist in many areas of the hospital.   Volunteer positions are currently vailable in our Gift Shop, Information Desk, Courier Service, Chaplaincy department and other areas.  Applications are available at the main information desk in the hospital lobby or by clicking here.

Westerly Hospital Physicians Named 2014 “Top Docs”

Congratulations to the following Westerly Hospital physicians who have been named to Rhode Island Monthly’s 2014 Top Doctors list. Voted by their peers as doctors to whom they would send a loved one for expert medical care, our Top Docs represent the best of Westerly Hospital’s efforts to care for our friends, family, and neighbors. We… Read more »

New Orthopaedic Surgeon Joins Westerly Hospital Medical Staff

L+M Medical Group welcomes Dr. Vincent MacAndrew, Jr. to the Westerly Hospital Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. MacAndrew will provide patient care alongside Westerly Hospital’s board certified orthopaedic surgeon Dr. Paul Benoit. Dr. MacAndrew earned his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and completed his residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in… Read more »

Patients Rate Westerly Hospital Among Top Ten in Rhode Island

Westerly Hospital was recently featured in an article by  GoLocalProv on the “Top 10 Hospitals in Rhode Island Rated by Patients”  according to patient satisfaction surveys for the most recent Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems reporting period.   Click here for the full article and for Westerly Hospital’s ranking.