6 / 12 / 2024

Nantucket Cottage Hospital Expanding Services with Manning & Associates Physical Therapy Transition

June 12, 2024 – Nantucket Cottage Hospital (NCH) is significantly expanding its physical therapy services, after agreeing to transition Manning & Associates Physical Therapy into its rehabilitation services department on July 8.

Manning & Associates owner, Joseph Manning, has been in communication with hospital leadership this past year about integrating his practice into the hospital’s current programs.

“We were obviously very familiar with the high-quality care Joe and his team provide – many of his patients are ours as well – so we saw it as an important opportunity to ensure that our island community will continue to have access to these excellent physical therapists,” said Nantucket Cottage Hospital president and chief operating officer Amy Lee. “We are committed to ensuring the island has the services the community needs, and also that there will be a seamless transition as they continue their care.” (more…)

6 / 12 / 2024

Tips for Choosing the Right Medical Care on Nantucket

Summer 2024: Nantucket Cottage Hospital provides a range of medical services, including Urgent Access for non-life-threatening conditions, as well as a 24/7 Emergency Department. All located at 57 Prospect Street, Nantucket, MA 02554. Watch this quick video for tips to choosing the right medical care.

5 / 24 / 2024

Quick Guide to Accessing Medical Care at NCH

Print, download or share this quick guide to medical care options at Nantucket Cottage Hospital.


5 / 13 / 2024

Hospital Thrift Shop Opens for 95th Season

(May 13, 2023) The Hospital Thrift Shop reopened for its 95th year in business on Monday, May 13, 2024. The line stretched down India Street and wrapped around to Centre Street, with shoppers eager to browse through merchandise donated over the winter by island residents and visitors. Founded in 1929 by a small group of volunteers, the Thrift Shop sells affordable, recycled clothing and household items to benefit Nantucket Cottage Hospital. Since opening almost 100 years ago, the Thrift Shop has donated over $7.5 million to NCH. Visit HospitalThriftShop.org to learn more.

5 / 8 / 2024

Ellen Hope, LPN, Named DAISY Award Winner

(May 8, 2024) Ellen Hope, LPN, received Nantucket Cottage Hospital’s 2024 DAISY Award.

NCH is proud to join hospitals around the world in recognizing nurses who make a meaningful difference in the lives of patients and families through the DAISY program. The DAISY (Diseases Attacking the Immune System) Award is an international recognition program that honors and celebrates the skillful, compassionate care nurses provide every day.

Nominations can be made by any staff member, patient, or family. Ellen was nominated by four separate individuals. Here are some excerpts from her nominations:

  • “Ellen regularly impresses me with her capacity for compassion. She is an inspiration for nursing in primary care.”
  • “Ellen is deserving of the DAISY Award not for one act, but for the care she provides every day.”
  • “Our NP team in Family Practice rely on her daily and are so grateful for her effort, time and, most importantly, compassionate care.”
All nominees: Jane Viera, Kathleen Carr, Ruth Tonico, Janet Chaffee, Ellen Hope (center), Suzanne Carroll, Emily Wynn, Julie Hamilton, and Morgan Coffin. Not pictured: Natasha Feeney