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Properly Dispose of Unused Rx Drugs

Posted on Tuesday, October 25, 2011

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 25, 2011 Contact: Michele Hutchins (603) 238-6468 SMH Encourages Community to Dispose of Unused Rx Drugs Plymouth Police Department official collection site on Saturday, October 29 PLYMOUTH, N.H. — Drug related poisonings cause nearly 700,000 emergency department visits a year and are the second leading cause of accidental death according to […]

Flu Shot Clinics Scheduled

Posted on Monday, September 26, 2011

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 26, 2011 Contact: Michele Hutchins (603) 238-6468 SMH Schedules Public Flu Shot Clinics PLYMOUTH, N.H.— Speare Memorial Hospital has scheduled its annual public flu clinics for 2011-2012 flu season. SMH offers flu vaccine for persons 18 years and older. The cost is $25 payable by cash or check, and a receipt […]

Community Health Fair September 24

Posted on Saturday, September 24, 2011

2011 Community Health Fair Saturday, September 24 • 8 – 11 a.m. At Boulder Point • Off Tenney Mountain Hwy Speare Memorial at Boulder Point Bone Density Choice Physical Therapy Cholesterol/Glucose (12 hour fasting recommended) Coffee and Water Station Concord Urology Dental Screenings* Diabetes Advice Infection Prevention Oliver Drug: Diabetes Management Patient & Family Centered […]

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 […]