Another year and another amazing season for the Hospital Thrift Shop.
After an incredible five months of sales on India Street in downtown Nantucket, the Hospital Thrift Shop on Monday announced a $327,000 gift to Nantucket Cottage Hospital.
This year’s gift has been earmarked for distinct purposes, including $177,000 for cardiac stress testing and telemedicine equipment, as well as $150,000 that will be set aside for the capital campaign for the new Nantucket Cottage Hospital. The Thrift Shop has now raised $300,000 toward its original pledge of $500,000 for the new hospital. (more…)
Every year, the Nantucket Cottage Hospital Foundation publishes its annual Report to Our Donors to celebrate, highlight, and thank our donors and volunteers. This report is filled with the names of people who recognize that life as we know it on Nantucket wouldn’t be the same without a hospital that meets the needs of a thriving year-round community. (more…)
We were thrilled to host the Nantucket New School‘s preschoolers on Monday, Nov. 16 for a field trip to the hospital. The students visited a number of our departments, includuing the Emergency Department, Imaging Services and The Birthplace, where they got a peek at the newest Nantucket Native!
Congratulations to Nantucket Cottage Hospital’s Imaging Services Department, which recently completed an annual survey of its mammography program by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. The survey measured the department against state and federal standards.
The Imaging Services team passed the survey, and there were no deficiencies noted by the DPH.
“This is a yearly survey, and it is another demonstration of our front line staff, along with the Massachusetts General Hospital physicians and support services, providing excellent breast imaging health care,” said Nantucket Cottage Hospital’s Imaging Services manager Scott Burgess. (more…)
October was a busy month with regard to the planning process for Nantucket’s new hospital. On October 14th, we began the schematic design phase of the project working with architects from Cannon Design. At the end of this process, we will have our schematic design for the new hospital with defined walls and functions. (more…)