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Art of Healing Exhibit

Posted on Thursday, October 16, 2014

Paintings from our Art of Healing painting party hosted by the Oncology Clinic are now on display at Speare Memorial Hospital, Speare Memorial at Boulder Point and in various business in our central New Hampshire communities including: Dressers Unlimited Meredith Village Savings Bank, Main St., Plymouth Thomas Roberts True Colors Print & Design Newfound Grocery […]

It’s A Guy Thing Men’s Health Event

Posted on Thursday, October 16, 2014

Tuesday, November 4 at 5 pm Speare Memorial at Boulder Point 103 Boulder Point Drive ● Plymouth 5 – 6 p.m.  Welcome:  Soup/sandwich buffet provided by Biederman’s Deli 6 -7 p.m.  Keeping the Beat A focus on heart health and cardiac care Dr. Samuel Joffe, Cardiologist  7 – 8 p.m.  Real Men Need Sleep How a […]

Ebola Health Advisory

Posted on Thursday, October 9, 2014

Updated Wednesday, October 22, 2014 Ebola continues to make headlines as our nation, and the world, continues in a state of watchful waiting relative to the spread of Ebola. This stems from the first patient in the United States to be diagnosed with the virus back in September. All of the news coverage, social media […]

Meet Britt McDonald, PA-C

Posted on Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Speare has launched a new provider video bio series to help you get to know our providers better.  Each week we will highlight one of providers. 

Feeling the Burn of Chronic Reflux?

Posted on Wednesday, July 16, 2014

New treatment introduced for Barrett’s Esophagus as a result of chronic reflux From heartburn to more serious symptoms, such as choking or trouble swallowing, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) or reflux, affects an estimated 15 million Americans. Of those, 13 percent are estimated to have Barrett’s esophagus. Barrett’s is the development of abnormal tissue in the […]

Speare Welcomes New CFO

Posted on Friday, January 24, 2014

After graduating from the University of Massachusetts Amherst with his bachelor’s, Thomas Lenkowski considered four career options:  the Peace Corps , the Navy, healthcare or a pickle factory.  He chose healthcare, and since 1975 has worked in the hospital field. Today, Lenkowski is the new chief financial officer at Speare Memorial Hospital.  He describes the […]

Cardiac Rehab Nationally Certified

Posted on Thursday, December 5, 2013

Speare Memorial Hospital is proud to announce the certification of its Cardiac Rehabilitation program by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR). Speare’s Cardiac Rehab was recognized for its commitment to improving the quality of life by enhancing standards of care. Cardiovascular and pulmonary rehabilitation programs are designed to help people with cardiovascular […]

2013 Annual Report Available

Posted on Wednesday, October 9, 2013

View our 2013 Annual Report online or request a copy be mailed to you:  info@spearehospital.com

Bariatric Support Group

Posted on Thursday, September 5, 2013

RehabFIT Medical Fitness has introduced a new Bariatric Support Group. Meetings will be held the first Wednesday of each month at 6 p.m. in the Community Room at Speare Memorial at Boulder Point.  !03 Boulder Point Drive is located off Tenney Mountain Highway in Plymouth. The support group welcome individuals, family and friends to come […]

Speare Primary Care Welcomes New Providers

Posted on Friday, October 3, 2014

PLYMOUTH, N.H.— Having expended access to primary care with the addition of Vanessa Hahn, APRN, back in January, Speare Primary Care is now pleased to welcome Dr. Donald Catino and Greg Englund, APRN, to the practice care team. Dr. Catino earned his undergraduate degree from Princeton University and his doctorate at Cornell Medical College. He […]

2014 Annual Report

Posted on Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Our 2014 Annual Report is now available. You can download a copy by clicking the cover image at right or request a copy by emailing our Community Relations Office at info@spearehospital.com.

Get Your Flu Shot

Posted on Friday, September 26, 2014

Public Flu Clinics  All insurances accepted including Medicare & Medicaid. Please bring your card Speare offers flu vaccines for persons 18 years and older Cost: $30.00 payable by cash or check: a receipt will be given Friday, October 3 • Ashland Booster Club •  11 am -1 pm Tuesday, October 7 • SMH Front Lobby •  7 […]

Art of Healing Painting Party

Posted on Thursday, September 18, 2014

What:  Painting Party  Where: Kil’n Time Art Studio 89 Main Street, Plymouth When: Thursday, October 9 @ 6:30 p.m.  Cost:   $10 per painter and advanced registration and  payment is required. Space is limited so reserve your spot today by calling Kil’n Time at 238-9147 Family, friends, neighbors, coworkers, ourselves—we all know someone who has been diagnosed […]

Operating Staff Takes Ice Bucket Challenge

Posted on Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Dr. Casey and the Surgical Services Staff took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.  They also included Chief Medical Officer Dr. Joe Ebner and Andrew Kenyon, Shipping & Receiving.  Both Dr. Ebner and Andrew have a parent who was diagnosed with ALS. View video at http://youtu.be/9oiPHWGw6mI

Community Health & Wellness Fair

Posted on Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Saturday, September 27 from 8  – 11 a.m. Speare Memorial at Boulder Point, 103 Boulder Point Drive in Plymouth Free health screenings and information to help you achieve optimal health.  Presented in partnership with our regional health partners. Advance Directives, Speare’s Department of Patient Care Management Blood Pressure Checks, Pemi-Baker Community Health Bone Density (heel […]

Sleep Lab Nationally Accredited

Posted on Monday, August 25, 2014

Three years after offering central New Hampshire residents hope for a better night’s sleep, the Sleep Lab at Speare Memorial Hospital has earned national accreditation from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM). The AASM’s mission is optimal health through better sleep, and is dedicated to setting standards of care and promoting excellence in sleep […]