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 providing excellent healthcare for our community every day.

For 2015, and the fifth consecutive year Speare Memorial Hospital has been nationally ranked as both a HealthStrongTM and the Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals in the country by iVantage Health Analytics—an achievement sustained by only 16 hospitals nationwide.  Additionally, the National Rural Health Association has designated Speare one of the Top 20 Critical Access Hospitals nationally.

NRHA Top 20 Critical Access Hospital

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Speare employees wear red to help raise awareness

Wear Red Day 2016 At Speare Memorial Hospital (4)

Heart disease and stroke kill 1 in 3 women, yet it’s 80% preventable. On February 5, 2016, to help raise awareness among local women that heart disease is their #1 health threat, many employees at Speare Memorial Hospital took part in National Wear Red Day® which provides an opportunity for everyone to unite to raise awareness about the fact that […]


Speare’s Birthing Suite celebrates American Heart Month with special handmade red hats for newborns

Brittany Sylvester And Reed Little Hats Big Hearts

Hats knitted and crocheted by volunteers for the American Heart Association as part of the Little Hats, Big HeartsTM program Volunteers for the American Heart Association are celebrating American Heart Month by knitting  and crocheting red hats for babies born at Speare Memorial Hospital in February.  Speare is participating in the Association’s Little Hats, Big Hearts program, which […]


PRHS students donate teddy bears to brighten hospital stays

Teddy Bear Donation From Plymouth Regional HS

To welcome in the new year, the freshmen class officers from Plymouth Regional High School, Avery Stone, Elsa Lauriat, Denise McGlone, Alexandra Boursican and Hailey Patridge delivered teddy bears to Speare Memorial Hospital, with their adviser, Ms. Denise McGlone. As a community service project, the class officers sold bear shaped cut-outs for $1 at PRHS during school and at […]