Nantucket's New Hospital

We’re seizing a once in a generation opportunity to build the right hospital for Nantucket.

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Tick Season on Nantucket

It's tick season on Nantucket. Take precautions and do all you can to prevent tick-borne diseases.

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Welcome Dr. Derek Andelloux

Derek Andelloux, MD, has joined the Nantucket Cottage Hospital medical staff as a full-time, year-round primary care physician.

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Welcome Dr. Frank O'Connor

Dr. O’Connor, a former captain in the U.S. Navy Medical Corps, will bring vast general surgery experience and laparoscopic surgical skills to Nantucket Cottage Hospital.

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Healing Near Home

Patients recovering from a major surgery, stroke, or injury who require rehabilitation or skilled nursing will find just what they’re looking for right here at NCH

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Cancer Expertise Close to Home

Our partnership with Massachusetts General Hospital brings world-class cancer care to you.

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Your Road to Recovery

Our Sports Medicine and Physical Therapy team is committed to providing the island with comprehensive physical and occupational therapy services.

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Construction Progress Our New Hospital

We’re seizing a once in a generation opportunity to build the right hospital for Nantucket. Our new hospital will be modern, efficient, and flexible enough to adapt to the rapidly changing nature of health care delivery and meet the challenges that come with being the ultimate safety net for a community 30 miles at sea.

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Nov 6 Ballot Question Vote No on 1

Ballot Question 1 is simply wrong for Massachusetts and wrong for Nantucket. A rigid government mandate would force hospitals to adopt a one-size-fits-all staffing model and override the local decision-making of our Nantucket nurses and physicians about how to best care for patients.

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Services in Focus Cancer Care

Developed in partnership with Massachusetts General Hospital our program brings a team of cancer specialists to the island on a weekly basis for patient consultation and treatment. Ugne Aleknaite, a Nantucket-based Certified Nurse Practitioner, coordinates with Mass General, Nantucket Cottage Hospital, and on- and off-island providers to care for Nantucket cancer patients and their families.

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Services In Focus Get Your Flu Shot

The best way to prevent the flu is by getting a flu vaccine each year, and the federal Centers for Disease Control recommends annual influenza vaccination for everyone 6 months and older. Nantucket patients can receive a flu shot from their primary care provider by taking advantage of the Nantucket Cottage Medical Group's ongoing walk-in flu shot clinics.

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Our Patients Jeannie Critchley's Story

In April 2015, Jeannie Critchley was coming to the end of another school year and looking ahead to summer on Nantucket. But Critchley, who has been a teacher at Nantucket Elementary School for nearly 30 years, was about to receive some health news that would change her life. After a routine mammogram at Nantucket Cottage Hospital, Critchley was diagnosed with stage three breast cancer.

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Ways to get involved Hospital Thrift Shop Donates $381,500

Continuing its 88-year tradition of generosity, the Thrift Shop announced a $381,500 gift to Nantucket Cottage Hospital following another successful season on India Street. “It never ceases to amaze me what the Thrift Shop is able to do year after year,” said Dr. Margot Hartmann, President and CEO of NCH.

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Make a Donation The NCH Fund

Please consider a donation to The NCH Fund, our annual appeal, which supports the year-round operations of Nantucket Cottage Hospital. Simply put, many islanders could not make their lives 30 miles at sea without a first-class community hospital,. Learn more about some of our supporters, like Alli and Sean Mitchell.

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