New Hampshire Hospital Association Releases Report on the NH Health Protection Plan

Posted on Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Data Shows Program is Working as Planned Concord, NH – The New Hampshire Hospital Association (NHHA) released a report today showing the positive impact that the New Hampshire Health Protection Plan (NHHPP), the bipartisan approach to extending private health insurance coverage to more low-income, uninsured residents in New Hampshire that was adopted last year, is […]

Speare’s 5th annual Wine, Women & Wisdom is April 2

Posted on Friday, February 20, 2015

On Thursday, April 2, 2015 Speare Memorial Hospital will hosts its 5th annual Wine, Women & Wisdom event at the Common Man Inn and Spa in Plymouth, NH from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.  This is our annual ladies night out. It is a women’s health event with two featured speakers, a light supper buffet, a wine […]

Showing love and support through the Art of Healing

Posted on Wednesday, February 18, 2015

  We all know someone who has been diagnosed with cancer, a family member, a friend, a coworker, or maybe yourself. For many, it is being embraced by love, support and encouraging words that help them through their journey. It is in the spirit of this shared experience we invite you to join our Oncology Team […]

Speare’s Cardiac Rehab Gets to the Heart of the Matter

Posted on Monday, February 9, 2015

Sewing, it’s who Margaret “Peggy” Brown of Rumney is.  It is what she does . . . her therapy . . .her passion.  Daily she can be found in her sewing nook creating her signature pieces— colorful, reversible fleece vests, jackets and snowsuits for children.  At the same time she may be also piecing together […]

Breathing Better with Speare’s  Pulmonary Rehab Program

Posted on Monday, February 9, 2015

Hiking, downhill skiing, snowshoeing, landscaping, boating, cutting/splitting/stacking firewood or walking his dog, Piper.  This is John “Jack” Sheffield’s New Hampshire lifestyle and one he and his wife, Sally, fully embrace.  It is why they moved to Campton 12 years ago, so they could live it every day. About four years ago Jack started to notice […]

Wear Red Day helps raise awareness to end the #1 killer of women

Posted on Friday, February 6, 2015

Friday, February 6, 2015 marked the 12-year anniversary of The American Heart Association’s “National Wear Red Day”. This massive national public awareness day is held the first Friday in February to raise awareness about heart disease being the No. 1 killer of women. Heart disease and stroke kill 1 in 3 women, yet it’s 80% preventable. To show our commitment to […]

School Nurses: Bringing a Little TLC to the ABCs

Posted on Wednesday, February 4, 2015

By Michele Hutchins, MBA,  Director of Community Relations Some days the best medicine may simply be a hug, but on other days, it’s helping parents understand the right questions to ask to get their child the right care, at the time. From band aids and temperature taking, to setting the foundation for healthy lifestyle choices […]

Speare’s Shamrock Shuffle 5K returns to Plymouth

Posted on Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Whether you are a serious runner getting ready for the upcoming race season, an avid walker logging steps on your pedometer, or inspired to get up, get out, and get moving more, we are the event for you. On March 14, 2015 the second annual Speare Shamrock Shuffle 5K will take place in Plymouth, NH. […]

Flu Awareness – Please Be Considerate

Posted on Wednesday, January 21, 2015

According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC) during the first week of January 2015, the levels of influenza in the United States remained elevated.  You may have noticed that even more people in your community are coming down with the flu this year compared to last year.  In fact, New Hampshire has seen a […]

Fighting the Flu

Posted on Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Prevention is Key to Staying Healthy During Flu Season GET VACCINATED Flu vaccination can reduce flu illnesses, doctors’ visits, sick days from work and school, as well as prevent flu-related hospitalizations and deaths. Click here for more information on the flu vaccine from the CDC. WASH YOUR HANDS The flu is easily spread so frequent […]