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ER Average Wait Time

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45
minutes
as of 3:59 PM
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News & Events

Enterovirus D-68 Visitor Restrictions:
Visitors and siblings under 18 years of age may not visit the Special Care Nursery. Siblings under 18 years of age may visit the Pediatric Unit, Nursery, and the Maternity Unit. All adults and children visiting the Hospital should wear a mask from our precautions cart if experiencing any respiratory symptoms. And, please do not forget to wash your hands with soap and water frequently!
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Our fall Family HealthSource is now available. Features Joint Center and Center for Weight Loss Surgery patient stories and more.
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Newton-Wellesley welcomes our new orthopaedic foot and ankle surgeon Daniel Guss, MD
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Events

Free Community Flu Clinics

Newton-Wellesley Hospital is offering FREE Walk In Flu Shot Clinics near you.
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Why Choose Us

A comprehensive medical center located in Newton on Washington Street, Newton-Wellesley Hospital provides the services and expertise of a major medical facility with the convenience and personal attention of a community hospital. The Hospital is committed to delivering high-quality, safe and efficient medical care to each and every patient.

Newton-Wellesley Hospital is a member of Partners HealthCare, a network founded by Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital. This Partners affiliation allows us to provide patients with seamless accessibility to the finest community-based medicine as well as the most advanced specialty care in the world. Through multiple collaborations with Massachusetts General Hospital, MassGeneral Hospital for Children and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, the Hospital offers patients access to various centers of excellence. 

The compassionate and talented physicians, nurses and staff of Newton-Wellesley Hospital are often the recipients of local, regional and national awards and honors. Click here to learn more about these recent accolades.
 

Patients & Visitors

Visiting Hours

Your family and friends are welcome to visit you while you are here. We ask that no more than two people visit at a time and that all visitors check in at the nurses' station before entering your room. Visitors should not bring in any food or beverage for you without your physician's approval.

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
24 hours a day. Visiting hours in the ICU are generally ten minutes per hour, but may vary according to the desires and needs of each patient and family. Family members should phone the nurses' station from the Family Room adjacent to the units before entering. Visitors may enter the ICU by pressing the wall switches that operate the electric doors. 

Maternity
Partners: 24 hours a day
All other visitors: General visiting hours are from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm and 4:00 pm to
8:00 pm. We have "Quiet Time" hours from 2:00 to 4:00 pm every day when visitors are not permitted.
Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult and cannot stay overnight.
No one with a cold, fever or sore throat should visit. A person who has been exposed to a communicable disease, such as chicken pox, may not visit.

Medical and Surgical Floors
Seven days a week, 2:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Pediatrics
Parents and grandparents: 24 hours a day
Other visitors: 2:00 to 8:00 pm

Psychiatry (3 East)
Monday - Friday, 5:30 to 7:30pm
Weekends and Holidays, 3:00 to 7:30pm

Psychiatry (Usen 3)
Monday - Friday: 5:30 to 7:30pm
Weekends and Holidays: 3:30 to 7:30pm

Featured Stories

Weight Loss Surgery
Aubrey's Story
: At 22 years old and 351 lbs, Aubrey Podell was nearly incapable of regular, daily activities. She was classified as “super morbidly obese,” and on track to develop type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure and heart disease all before she reached the age of 30.

Hip Replacement Surgery
Tim's Story
: Fourteen years ago, Tim began to notice more and more pain in his hip along with reduced flexibility and range of motion. “My quality of life was slowly deteriorating. I had to stop jogging and playing tennis. I slowly limped around the golf course and just had a general feeling of discomfort that was affecting my everyday life.”

Spinal Stenosis
Brenda's Story
:  Brenda lived with chronic back pain for more than 30 years. Diagnosed at the Center for Joint Reconstruction Surgery with spinal stenosis, she underwent laminectomy and a fusion and says she can finally enjoy life again.