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.

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12.07.2016

Health Tips for the Holiday Season

Selective Food Choices

Health tips for the holiday season from Jean Baker and Janette Gaumer, Registered Dietitians and the Nutrition and Wellness Experts at Speare Memorial Hospital. Eat like a kid. Eat when you’re hungry and stop when you’re not. Don’t be a people pleaser. You decide what foods are worth eating and which you can ignore. Why […]

09.27.2016

Speare Memorial Hospital Now Offering State-of-the-Art, 3D Mammography

speare mammogram team with the new 3D mammography technology

  Detects 41% more invasive breast cancers Speare Memorial Hospital is excited to offer Genius™ 3D Mammography™, a breakthrough in the early detection of breast cancer. “Early breast cancer detection saves lives for women screened annually, beginning at age 40,” says Rebecca Zuurbier, MD, Director of Breast Imaging at Speare Memorial Hospital and Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical […]

07.28.2016

Colonoscopies just got better at Speare – and only at Speare

FUSE BEST With Colon5b Koren And Casey

Colonoscopies save lives. A major medical breakthrough, considered the most significant colonoscopy innovation in twenty years, can save even more lives. And you can benefit from this advancement right here, at Speare – and nowhere else in the Granite State. Surgeons use instruments called colonoscopes, or scopes, to look inside of your lower GI tract […]