The statewide opioid crisis has had a devastating impact on Massachusetts communities and Nantucket is not exempt. The island is facing the same difficult issues surrounding opiate abuse as its counterparts on the mainland, but Nantucket health and public safety officials are working together to address the problem head-on.
Nantucket Cottage Hospital and the Town of Nantucket Board of Health are pleased to present The Nantucket Opioid Symposium on May 9th, an opportunity for island residents to listen to a panel of experts and community leaders discuss the problem, ask questions, and explore solutions together. (more…)
Watch NCH President and CEO Dr. Margot Hartmann and NCH Vice President and Project Executive Jim Kelly sit down with Dan Drake on Geno TV to discuss the results of Town Meeting and the next steps for Nantucket’s new hospital.
Nantucket Cottage Hospital honored the recipients of the annual Partners in Excellence awards, which recognize superlative performance throughout the Partners HealthCare system, during a ceremony Tuesday afternoon in the Founders Building.
This year’s individual award winners were Annette Adams, the NCH day charge nurse, and Kim Patten, the nurse manager for the NCH medical-surgical department. The team award went to Sports Medicine & Physical Therapy Associates of NCH, including: Kelly Facteau, manager, Pedro Amaral, Janice Dougherty, Jameson Heise, Julia Heise, Elizabeth Larrabee, Jaimee Lavin, Taneisha Lewis, Karin MacLellan, Olga, Malahova, Louis Sager. (more…)