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Plenty is happening at Winchester Hospital, and we’d like you to know about it. Here are the most recent press releases about our hospital and our services.

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  • 06/04/18

    Public Notice Regarding Magnet Recognition Program Site Visit

    Winchester Hospital was designated as a Magnet organization in 2003, 2008, and 2013 by the ANCC Magnet Recognition Program. This prestigious designation recognizes excellence in nursing services. In July 2018, Winchester Hospital is applying for re-designation.

  • 04/27/18

    Public Announcement Concerning a Proposed Health Care Project

    Winchester Hospital/Shields MRI intends to file a Notice of Determination of Need with the Massachusetts Department of Public Health for expansion of its existing clinic through the acquisition of a third MRI unit.

  • 02/21/18

    Winchester Hospital Receives Donation to Fund Lactation Program

    Winchester Hospital has received a $2 million donation to establish a permanent endowment to support and expand the hospital’s lactation program for the more than 2,000 mothers who give birth at the hospital each year. It is one of the largest gifts ever received by Winchester Hospital.

  • 10/31/17

    Winchester Hospital Recognized for Excellence in Patient Safety

    Winchester Hospital, a member of Lahey Health, announced today that it has received a Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade of an “A” from The Leapfrog Group, the nation’s leading nonprofit watchdog on hospital quality and safety. Winchester Hospital has achieved straight A’s since 2014.

  • 06/28/17

    A Trip to the Golf Course Saved Patient’s Life

    Brian Gaffey is an avid golfer. So too is Robert O’Brien. The two had seen each other around Winchester Country Club many times, but they had never gotten the chance to speak. That changed one Saturday afternoon. Both men were without a playing partner, so they decided to pair up. As the two made their way through the course, Gaffey learned that O’Brien is a dermatologist at Winchester Hospital.

  • 03/16/17

    Arlan Fuller, MD named Family Chair of Women’s Health

    Lahey Health has named Winchester Hospital physician Arlan F. Fuller, MD, to the newly created Telemachus and Irene Demoulas Family Chair for Women’s Health. Dr. Fuller is the Clinical Vice President for Oncology Services Integration and Academic Affiliations at Winchester Hospital, a member of Lahey Health.