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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A year-long journey

Kathy Brown.trailer

Scary . . . frustrating . . . great. These words best sum up Kathleen “Kathy” Brown’s past year beginning on July 1, 2014. It was her birthday, but instead of celebrating, Kathy found herself in the Emergency Department at Speare Memorial Hospital with severe abdominal pain, noting, “For me to come to the ER […]


Cupcake Challenge raises funds for scholarships

2016 Cupcake Challenge Strawberry Lemonade By Jerica Vallie

Speare Memorial Hospital employees really raised the bar on creativity and flavor for this year’s Cupcake Challenge. Cupcakes were sold for $1.50 each or $5 for a box of four. All proceeds are going to help fund for local students entering a healthcare program. Thank you to our contest judges and everyone who baked and decorated cupcakes for […]


Sold out crowd makes Speare Memorial Hospital’s 6th Annual Women’s Health Event a Smashing Success

6th Annual Wine, Women & Wisdom 2016 (15)

The torrential downpour on Thursday, April 7, 2016 didn’t dampen the spirit of the sold-out crowd attending Speare Memorial Hospital’s 6th annual Wine, Women & Wisdom event in Plymouth, NH. This event is the hospital’s annual ladies night where learning and socializing are keys to rejuvenating, re-energizing and rejoicing in the similarities and differences that unite all women. Prior to the […]