Welcome to Speare Memorial Hospital

Located in the heart of New Hampshire, Speare Memorial Hospital is a leader in helping the communities of central New Hampshire achieve optimal health. From our humble beginnings as a soldiers and sailors hospital to being nationally recognized as one of the best community hospitals, Speare Memorial Hospital is partnering with patients to transition to a new era of healthcare by delivering care excellence every day.

Speare Memorial is a Top 20 Critical Access Hospital in the United States.

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Speare Memorial was named a 2014 HealthStrong™ Hospital.

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03.25.2015

Area knitters lend talents to create baby caps for Speare’s Birthing Suite

Area knitters once again came together to lend their talents by knitting and donating 110 baby caps to the Birthing Suite at Speare Memorial Hospital to be given to newborns before their discharge home. The effort was led by the New Hampton Community Church in partnership with Rumney Baptist Church, Plymouth Regional Senior Center, Newfound Knitters and the Pasquaney Garden Club. Labor and Delivery Nurse Laurel Galvin, RN, received the caps from Marcia Anderson, Elaine Foster, Betty Dunkling, Margerite Dengel and Wanita Calley.

Area knitters once again came together to lend their talents by knitting and donating 110 baby caps to the Birthing Suite at Speare Memorial Hospital to be given to newborns before their discharge home. The effort was led by the New Hampton Community Church in partnership with Rumney Baptist Church, Plymouth Regional Senior Center, Newfound […]

03.20.2015

Speare Celebrates the Power Within at 5th Annual Women’s Health Event

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“I am woman, hear me roar,” is the opening line of Helen Reddy’s 1971 song I am Woman, and her first number one hit.  The lyrics speak to women’s wisdom and inner strength which is the focus of  Speare Memorial Hospital’s fifth annual Wine, Women & Wisdom women’s health event on Thursday, April 2, 2015 […]

03.18.2015

Dr. Dana Merrithew Joins Speare Primary Care

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Dr. Dana Merrithew has returned to his primary care roots, joining the patient care team at Speare Primary Care.  Well known in the community, Dr. Merrithew has most recently been a familiar face as one of the hospitalists at Speare Memorial Hospital—a hospital-based physician responsible for coordinating a patient’s care in the hospital. Trained as […]