Now Accepting Applications for Community Health Grants

Posted on Thursday, May 19, 2016

  Speare Memorial Hospital is committed to providing excellent healthcare for our community everyday; with an overall objective of ensuring that our community achieves optimal health.  As such, Speare has been our community’s health resource for many generations, not only providing care when individuals are injured or ill, but also helping our community manage their […]

Health Care from the Heart All Day, Every Day

Posted on Wednesday, May 11, 2016

This year National Hospital Week runs from May 8 – 14 to celebrate the men and women who support the health of their communities through dedication and compassionate care. We at Speare Memorial Hospital are invested in caring and providing health care from the heart all day, every day. We recognize and appreciate the dedication of […]

Celebrating the Nurses at Speare Memorial Hospital

Posted on Monday, May 9, 2016

Speare Memorial Hospital joins the nation this National Nurses Week to celebrate the achievements and accomplishments of our nurses. The theme for the 2016 National Nurses week is Culture of Safety: It Starts With YOU. Nursing is a very technical field, from new treatments and medical technologies to new protocols and procedures, nurses are always learning new […]

Something to Talk About

Posted on Monday, May 9, 2016

“No one wants to talk about it,” exclaims Cathy Vinčevič “No women that I know talk about it. I didn’t talk about it. I didn’t even tell my husband. I tried to hide it.” But, she is talking about it now, and “it” is Stress Urinary Incontinence. Cathy says, “You reach a point of no […]

The Wound Care and Hyperbaric Oxygen Center at Speare has something to celebrate

Posted on Thursday, May 5, 2016

Deanna Brodie, LPN, one of Speare Memorial Hospital’s Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine Center’s hyperbaric technicians, earned the Certified Hyperbaric Technologist (CHT) certification from the National Board of Diving & Hyperbaric Medical Technology on April 8, 2016. Brodie, who is also the wound care center’s Safety Director, began working for Speare’s Wound Care & Hyperbaric Center in February 2014 after receiving […]

A year-long journey

Posted on Wednesday, April 27, 2016

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

Posted on Thursday, April 21, 2016

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 […]

Speare Employees Give Blood to Help Save Lives

Posted on Wednesday, April 20, 2016

One pint of blood can help save 3 lives. On April 19, 2105 several Speare Memorial Hospital employees took part in the hospital’s annual employee blood drive with the American Red Cross. The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation’s blood; teaches skills that save […]

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

Posted on Thursday, April 14, 2016

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 […]

Thanks and Sláinte – Good Health – to all!

Posted on Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Thanks to all the runners‬ and walkers who came out on March 19, 2016 to participate in the 3rd annual Speare Shamrock Shuffle 5K in Plymouth, NH. Close to 250 men, women, children and dogs turned downtown Plymouth, NH green at this year’s fun run / health walk, geared toward encouraging people to get up, get out and […]