Topic: Front Page News

Westerly Hospital Offers Diabetes Education Program

Westerly Hospital will be offering a comprehensive, five-session Diabetes Education program beginning in June.  The goal of the program is to help patients gain practical knowledge and skills needed to manage diabetes successfully.  Classes will cover a wide range of topics including coping strategies, basic nutrition, monitoring glucose levels, medications, and managing stress. All classes… Read more »

Westerly Hospital Offers Free Youth Mental Health First Aid Training

Westerly Hospital, in partnership with Washington County Coalition for Children, will be offering a free, two-part certification training course on Youth Mental Health First Aid on Saturday, June 4 and Saturday, June 11 at Westerly Hospital’s Henry J. Nardone Conference Center.  Similar to other first aid/CPR courses, participants who successfully complete the course will be… Read more »

Westerly Hospital Physicians Named “Top Docs”

Four Westerly Hospital physicians have been voted by their peers as “2016 Top Docs” in their specialty areas in Rhode Island, according to results of a recent survey done by Rhode Island Monthly magazine.  The survey is sent to thousands of licensed physicians and asks them to name the specialist they would choose for friends… Read more »

Nominate a Nurse for a Daisy Award!

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.

Westerly Hospital Honored for Patient Safety Initiative

Westerly Hospital was presented with the 2016 Edward J. Quinlan Award for Patient Safety Excellence by the Hospital Association of Rhode Island at its annual Celebration of Excellence award ceremony last month. The prestigious award is presented annually to a hospital unit or team that has implemented an innovative initiative resulting in measurable improvement in… Read more »

Hospital Offers Seven-Week Freedom from Smoking Program

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Westerly Hospital is offering a seven-week smoking cessation program called “Freedom from Smoking” beginning on Wednesday, April 13 from 11:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. in the Hospital’s Henry J. Nardone Conference Center at 25 Wells Street in Westerly. Sessions will be held for seven consecutive Wednesdays. An additional session will be held on Monday, May 9…. Read more »

Low Dose CT Scan Lung Cancer Screening Program

State-of-the art diagnostic imaging technologies at Westerly Hospital are helping patients in new and powerful ways, including detecting cancers earlier than ever before.  Westerly Hospital’s new CT scanner, for example, is capable of screening high-risk patients for lung cancer with a high degree of accuracy and low doses of radiation. “This is cutting edge and… Read more »

Westerly Hospital Offers Free Youth Mental Health First Aid Certification Training

Westerly Hospital, in partnership with Washington County Coalition for Children, will be offering a free, two-part certification training course on Youth Mental Health First Aid on Saturday, April 23 and Saturday, April 30 in Westerly Hospital’s Henry J. Nardone Conference Center.  Similar to other first aid/CPR courses, participants who successfully complete the course will be… Read more »

Have You Seen Our New TV Commercials?

With a theme of “We get you back to your life,” Westerly Hospital and L+M Hospital have rolled out a series of television commercials now running throughout the region on local cable networks. Be sure to check them out on the homepage of our web site!

Arthritis Exercise Class Returns to Westerly Senior Center

Westerly Hospital is pleased to bring back the arthritis exercise class to the Westerly Senior Center located at 39 State Street in Westerly.  The class is a 6-week exercise class for people living with any type of arthritis.  Classes will include health education, exercise for motion, strengthening, endurance, and balance.  The classes will be taught… Read more »