sleep_lab New Sleep Lab Opens

New Sleep Lab Opens

Posted on May 31st, 2011 by Speare Memorial Hospital

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 […]


donate Organ Donation Saves Lives

Organ Donation Saves Lives

Posted on April 26th, 2011 by Speare Memorial Hospital

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 Volunteers Honored as Key Ingredient

Volunteers Honored as Key Ingredient

Posted on April 23rd, 2011 by Speare Memorial Hospital

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 Donna Toohey New Nurse Director of Oncology & ICU

Donna Toohey New Nurse Director of Oncology & ICU

Posted on April 15th, 2011 by Speare Memorial Hospital

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 […]


candles Reiki Being Offered to Oncology Patients

Reiki Being Offered to Oncology Patients

Posted on March 8th, 2011 by Speare Memorial Hospital

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 Seeing is Believing

Seeing is Believing

Posted on March 8th, 2011 by Speare Memorial Hospital

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 March 8th, 2011 by Speare Memorial Hospital

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 January 14th, 2011 by Speare Memorial Hospital

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 […]


harvard SMH Named to Hospital Honor Roll

SMH Named to Hospital Honor Roll

Posted on January 14th, 2011 by Speare Memorial Hospital

Alan Freeman, MD, (l) and Beth Roberts (r) from Harvard Pilgrim Health Care present Speare Memorial Hospital’s President & CEO Michelle McEwen and Director of Quality & Safety Kofi Cash the certificate of recognition for Speare being named to the 2010 Hospital Honor Roll. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 14, 2011 Contact: Michele Hutchins (603) 238-6468 […]


handwashing Handwashing 101 Video Launched

Handwashing 101 Video Launched

Posted on January 12th, 2011 by Speare Memorial Hospital

Handwashing 101 Video Launched by SMH. “Let’s get it started” is the rally cry from Speare Memorial Hospital in promoting the importance of hand washing to prevent the spread of disease, and has launched.