Westerly Hospital’s Laboratory recently received its two-year accreditation from the College of American Pathologists (CAP) after passing a comprehensive quality review that examines thousands of details and lab processes, including lab testing protocols, equipment maintenance, record keeping, and staff certifications. Nicole Gomes, Administrative Director of the Lab, credits the lab team for their hard work, noting that… Read more »
The radiology services entrance at Westerly Hospital will be closed to patients, visitors and staff beginning May 1. The entrance is being closed in response to recent safety concerns. All patients and visitors are now asked to park in the main Westerly Hospital parking lot and access the building directly through the main hospital entrance…. Read more »
Westerly Hospital was proud to participate in this year’s Greater Westerly-Pawcatuck Area Chamber of Commerce’s “Trashion Fashion” event – a fun, funky fashion show featuring 40 fabulous frocks made out of recycled or reused materials was held at the Granite Theater in honor of Earth Day, April 22. Westerly Hospital’s Ann Marie Broccolo, of Pharmacy,… Read more »
Westerly Hospital’s Cardiac Rehabilitation Department in partnership with the Ocean Community YMCA in Westerly will be offering an 8-week Cardiac Risk Factor Reduction Program open to adults of all ages and fitness levels. The program will include the following elements: Eight week membership at the local YMCA Heart Rate Monitor Three medically monitored telemetry sessions… Read more »
Repair work to the main hospital driveway has been completed and all parking lots are now open, and normal access to all entrances has resumed. We thank you for your patience, and apologize for the convenience.
Westerly Hospital will be hosting a two-day blood drive in the Henry J. Nardone Conference Center on Thursday, March 12 from 2:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. and Friday, March 13 from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
The Westerly Hospital Auxiliary will once again award college scholarships to six local students who plan to pursue or advance their career in healthcare. This year will mark the 42nd year of the scholarship program. Recipients will be selected from field of applicants who are asked to submit their career plans, academic and extracurricular achievements,… Read more »
In honor of Pulmonary Rehabilitation Week, Westerly Hospital will be hosting a free community education program on the basics of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) including general information on the disease, signs and symptoms, and prevention and treatment options, including Pulmonary Rehabilitation. A question and answer session will follow the presentation. The event will be… Read more »
Heart disease remains the leading cause of death for both men and women; however, many lifestyle choices can decrease one’s risk of heart disease, especially managing cholesterol levels. In recognition of American Heart Month and to support heart disease awareness, Westerly Hospital will present a free lecture on “Heart Health and Cholesterol” on February 26… Read more »
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 »