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SMH Part of Statewide Initiative to Promote Colon Cancer Screenings

Posted on Friday, August 26, 2011

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 26, 2011 Contact: Michele Hutchins (603) 238-6468 SMH Participating in Statewide Initiative to Promote Colorectal Screenings PLYMOUTH, N.H. — Speare Memorial Hospital has become an official data collection site for the New Hampshire Colonoscopy Registry to help learn the best use of colonoscopy for colorectal cancer screening and preventions. Working in […]

New Sleep Lab Opens

Posted on Tuesday, May 31, 2011

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 31, 2011 Contact: Michele Hutchins (603) 238-6468 SMH Opens New Sleep Lab PLYMOUTH, N.H. — Can’t sleep? According to Dr. Michele Gaier, neurologist and medical director at Speare Memorial Hospital’s new Sleep Lab, you may be among the eight to 10 percent of the population—approximately 20 million Americans— who suffer from […]

Organ Donation Saves Lives

Posted on Tuesday, April 26, 2011

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 26, 2011 Contact: Michele Hutchins (603) 238-6468 SMH PROMOTES ORGAN DONATION TO HELP SAVE LIVES PLYMOUTH, N.H. — April is National Organ Donation Awareness month and Speare Memorial Hospital has joined the national campaign. Donna Toohey, nurse director of the ICU and oncology and Annie Cote, education coordinator, hung the Donate […]

Volunteers Honored as Key Ingredient

Posted on Saturday, April 23, 2011

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 23, 2011 Contact: Michele Hutchins (603) 238-6468 SMH Honors Volunteers as Key Ingredient to Success PLYMOUTH, N.H. — “The volunteers are a key ingredient to our success and I thank each and every one of you for making a big difference. You are committed, dedicated and deserve more praise than I […]

Donna Toohey New Nurse Director of Oncology & ICU

Posted on Friday, April 15, 2011

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 15, 2011 Contact: Michele Hutchins (603) 238-6468 Speare Appoints New Nurse Director of Oncology and ICU PLYMOUTH, N.H. — As the newly named Nurse Director of Speare Memorial Hospital’s Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and Oncology Clinic, Donna Toohey brings her exceptional medical background and a story all her own. Toohey is […]

Reiki Being Offered to Oncology Patients

Posted on Tuesday, March 8, 2011

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 8, 2011 Contact: Michele Hutchins (603) 238-6468 Reiki Being Offered to Oncology Patients PLYMOUTH, N.H. — For many people suffering from chronic pain medication alone is not always enough to alleviate their symptoms. For this reason, they turn to alternative forms of healing, one such form is the energy therapy known […]

Seeing is Believing

Posted on Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Seeing is Believing By Emily Holland, Community Relations Intern The bright February sun flooded the optical shop at White Mountain Eye Care & Optical with warmth as Pamela Gould tried on her new glasses for the first time. “You not going to believe the quality,” Bill Reale, optician explained. After 30 plus years of being […]

Speare Nurses Leading the Way

Posted on Tuesday, March 8, 2011

For Immediate Release March 8, 2011 Contact: Michele Hutchins (603) 238-6468 Speare Nurses Leading the Way New infection prevention protocol introduced PLYMOUTH, N.H. — Over the last 10 plus years, healthcare has been taking a long, hard look at its patient care procedures and processes, identifying evidence-based best practices, and establishing national standards to improve […]

SMH forms Rehab Partnership with Physical Therapy

Posted on Friday, January 14, 2011

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 14, 2011 Contact: Michele Hutchins (603) 238-6468 Choice Physical Therapy and Speare Memorial Hospital Align to Offer Comprehensive Rehabilitation Services Regionally PLYMOUTH, N.H. — Choice Physical Therapy and Speare Memorial Hospital announce they are partnering to create Plymouth Regional Rehabilitation Services. Effective Monday, January 17, Choice Physical Therapy’s Plymouth location and […]

SMH Named to Hospital Honor Roll

Posted on Friday, January 14, 2011

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 14, 2011 Contact: Michele Hutchins (603) 238-6468 SMH Named to Harvard Pilgrim Health Care’s Annual Hospital Honor Roll PLYMOUTH, N.H. — Speare Memorial Hospital has been named to Havard Pilgrim Health Care‟s 2010 Hospital Honor Roll recognizing those hospitals whose performance was among the top 25% of those measured nationally on […]