Following a hearing Thursday, the N.H. Board of Nursing ordered Friday that the license of Cheshire Medical Center’s chief nursing officer be reinstated.

The nursing board suspended Amy Matthews’ license on May 26, after it learned of gallons of fentanyl solution lost or unaccounted for at the Keene hospital. Following the reinstatement of her license, the hospital is declining to say whether Matthews is still its chief nursing officer.

Olivia Belanger can be reached at 352-1234, extension 1439, or obelanger@keenesentinel.com. Follow her on Twitter @OBelangerKS.

Olivia Belanger is the health reporter for The Sentinel, covering issues from the opioid crisis and the COVID-19 pandemic to mental health services in the region. A N.H. native, she joined The Sentinel team in August 2019.

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