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.

For 2015, and the fifth consecutive year Speare Memorial Hospital has been nationally ranked as both a HealthStrongTM and the Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals in the country by iVantage Health Analytics—an achievement sustained by only 16 hospitals nationwide.  Additionally, the National Rural Health Association has designated Speare one of the the Top 20 Critical Access Hospitals nationally.

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Sunshine and Smiles Abound at Annual Golf Classic

2015 Speare Golf Classic sponsor Plymouth General Dentistry

A brilliant blue sky and bright sun provided a spectacular backdrop for Speare Memorial Hospital’s 17th Annual Golf Classic that took place on June 11, supporting the Dental Health Program.  Nearly 200 golfers teed up for the event held at Owl’s Nest  Resort  & Golf Club in Campton, helping to raise over $29,500 for the […]


A New “Lens” on Life

Dr. Richards retired

Dr. Richards looks back at his career as retirement comes into focus  By Michele Hutchins, Director of Community Relations Dr. John Richards was only two working days into his retirement when we sat down to talk about his 37 year career as an ophthalmologist—35 of which were spent serving the eye care needs of the […]


Q&A with RehabFIT member Ron Reynolds

Ron Reynolds ice climbinb

By Ron Reynolds, RehabFIT Member  Why did you choose Choice Physical Therapy/RehabFIT? Unlike most fitness centers, RehabFIT has a medical component to their program.  In February of 2014, I was diagnosed with cancer and after chemotherapy I needed to gain my strength and fitness back.  Rehab FIT was just the place. Describe your therapist and […]