The Birthplace at Baystate Franklin Medical Center Appoints Nurse Manager

GREENFIELD — Shirley Hamill has been appointed nurse manager of the Birthplace at Baystate Franklin Medical Center.

Hamill received her bachelor’s degree in nursing from UMass Amherst and her master’s degree in nursing from Elms College. Her nursing career spans more than 30 years at Baystate Health, most recently as the nurse manager of Labor and Delivery, Lactation Services, and Patient Education at Baystate Medical Center. She has extensive experience in neonatal intensive care and is verified as an international board-certified lactation consultant and Lamaze-certified childbirth educator.

“We are thrilled to welcome Shirley to Baystate Franklin Medical Center,” said Deb Provost, chief Nursing officer and chief Administration officer. “She is a dedicated professional with an unwavering commitment to providing excellent patient experience to childbearing families. The Birthplace at Baystate Franklin Medical Center includes certified nurse midwives, board-certified obstetricians, and highly skilled nurses who work together to achieve a common goal: supporting families during one of the most momentous times in their lives. Shirley is a tremendous addition to the team.”