Welcome to Speare Memorial Hospital

Located in the heart of New Hampshire, Speare Memorial Hospital is a leader in helping the communities of central New Hampshire achieve optimal health. From our humble beginnings as a soldiers and sailors hospital to being nationally recognized as one of the best community hospitals, Speare Memorial Hospital is partnering with patients to transition to a new era of healthcare by delivering care excellence every day.

Speare Memorial is a Top 20 Critical Access Hospital in the United States.

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Speare Memorial was named a 2015 HealthStrong™ Hospital.



Speare celebrates its volunteers

Speare Memorial Hospital's 2015 Volunteer Luncheon

The best gift you could ever give someone is your time, because you’re giving them something that you’ll never get back. Every April since 1974 National Volunteer Week has been celebrated to recognize volunteers and foster a culture of service. This program, established by Points of Light in 1974, is about inspiring, recognizing and encouraging people to seek […]


Speare Issues RFP for Community Health Grants

Portrait of happy boy riding bicycle in the park with his parents following close behind

Speare Memorial Hospital has issued its annual request for proposals from qualifying organizations to its Community Health Grant Program. Organizations eligible to apply must be: Tax exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Aligned closely with Speare’s primary service area including the towns of Alexandria, Ashland, Bridgewater, Bristol, Campton, Ellsworth, Groton, Hebron, Holderness, Lincoln, […]


Places to Go and Things to Do

Places to go. Things to do.

“We can fix that,” were four words Bob Keith of Moultonborough thought he would never hear. Over the last decade Bob’s quality of life had diminished due to growing discomfort from a surgical wound that would not heal. Then the Wound Care & Hyperbaric Medicine Center opened at Speare, and Dr. Koren gave Bob new […]