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Speare’s Oncology Clinic Welcomes Dr. Benitez

Posted on Wednesday, August 26, 2015

The Oncology Clinic at Speare Memorial Hospital is pleased to welcome Cibar Benitez, M.D. Dr. Benitez is a physician with the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Norris Cotton Cancer Center (NCCC), of which Speare’s Oncology Clinic is a regional affiliate, offering patients access to sophisticated cancer care close to home. Trained as an internal medicine physician, Dr. Benitez is […]

Speare Named One of the Nation’s 50 Critical Access Hospitals to Know

Posted on Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Speare Memorial Hospital has been named among 50 Critical Access Hospitals to Know in the United States. The list, compiled for the first time by Becker’s Hospital Review features critical access hospitals that have demonstrated excellence in caring for their communities, rising above to meet the needs of their patients. “This designation is another testament to […]

Speare Primary Care Welcomes Dr. Michael Watto

Posted on Monday, August 17, 2015

Speare Primary Care is pleased to welcome Dr. Michael Watto to the practice. Dr. Watto will be accepting new patients age 13 years and older beginning September 8. Appointments can be made by calling Speare Primary Care at (603) 536-1881. The office is located on the second floor of Speare Memorial at Boulder Point, 103 […]

Speare Memorial Hospital hosts College Fair

Posted on Wednesday, July 29, 2015

On July 29, 2015, from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm, Speare Memorial Hospital hosted a college fair for its employees.  Attendees learned how additional education equals more choices and that means more success. Representatives from each school had information available on undergraduate and graduate programs in nursing, healthcare management, business, public health and more. The schools attending […]

Health Benefits of Blueberries

Posted on Tuesday, July 21, 2015

 The Benefits of Blueberries Blueberries are the original fast food and are powerhouses packed with vitamin C. One cup of raw blueberries provides about 15 milligrams of vitamin C — or 20 percent of the daily intake the Institute of Medicine recommends for women. Blueberries Help Keep Your Eyes Healthy According to the American Optometric Association, scientific evidence […]

Healthy eyes are always in style

Posted on Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Being in the sun should always mean taking precautions against damaging ultraviolet (UV) radiation. But, despite the health risks and repeated warnings, only 40 percent of consumers* say protecting their eyes from sun damage is the primary reason they wear sunglasses. When shopping for sunglasses it’s important to remember that although a great pair of shades […]

Speare’s Family Advisors Help Transform Waiting/Resting Areas from “Drab to Fab”

Posted on Monday, July 13, 2015

It all started two years ago. Members of Speare Memorial Hospital’s 10-member Family Advisory Committee were touring the hospital with their coordinator Kathy Wieliczko, director of social services, and stopped in the Solarium; a resting/waiting area for patients and families located in the northwest corner of the hospital on the second floor. “One of the […]

Dr. Catino Returns to Practice at Speare Primary Care

Posted on Wednesday, July 8, 2015

After a six month sabbatical overseas, Dr. Donald Catino is returning to practice at Speare Primary Care, and will begin seeing patients again on August 3. Dr. Catino is accepting new patients 18 years of age and older, and appointments can be made by calling (603) 536-1881. Speare Primary Care is located on the second […]

Sunshine and Smiles Abound at Annual Golf Classic

Posted on Wednesday, July 1, 2015

A brilliant blue sky and bright sun provided a spectacular backdrop for Speare Memorial Hospital’s 17th Annual Golf Classic that took place on June 11, supporting the Dental Health Program.  Nearly 200 golfers teed up for the event held at Owl’s Nest  Resort  & Golf Club in Campton, helping to raise over $29,500 for the […]

A New “Lens” on Life

Posted on Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Dr. Richards looks back at his career as retirement comes into focus  By Michele Hutchins, Director of Community Relations Dr. John Richards was only two working days into his retirement when we sat down to talk about his 37 year career as an ophthalmologist—35 of which were spent serving the eye care needs of the […]