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Speare’s Wound Care Center Participates in Third Annual Wound Care Awareness Week

Posted on June 7th, 2016 by Amy Lyn Kench

The Wound Care Center at Speare Memorial Hospital, a member of the Healogics network, is helping raise awareness of chronic wounds. The third annual Wound Care Awareness Week is being held from June 6 to June 10. One of nearly 800 Healogics-managed Centers; the Wound Care & Hyperbaric Medicine Center at Speare offers advanced therapies […]

Tickets On Sale Now for 2016 Golf Classic Raffle Prizes

Posted on May 31st, 2016 by Amy Lyn Kench

Tickets for fabulous raffle prizes (scroll down to see the full list) will be available at the tournament and on sale to the public prior to the Golf Classic. Please review the schedule below for ticket sale locations and times. Ticket costs: 5 for $5 12 for $10 25 for $20 TICKET SALE SCHEDULE Wednesday, […]

It’s Time to Tee Up for the Speare Golf Classic

Posted on May 31st, 2016 by Amy Lyn Kench

On Thursday, June 09, 2016 the annual Speare Golf Classic will be held at Owl’s Nest Resort & Golf Club in Campton, New Hampshire. This tournament is the major fundraiser for Speare’s School Dental Health Program which began in 1998 to specifically target the pressing health issue of dental care as identified by residents of the central […]

Now Accepting Applications for Community Health Grants

Posted on May 19th, 2016 by Amy Lyn Kench

  Speare Memorial Hospital is committed to providing excellent healthcare for our community everyday; with an overall objective of ensuring that our community achieves optimal health.  As such, Speare has been our community’s health resource for many generations, not only providing care when individuals are injured or ill, but also helping our community manage their […]

Health Care from the Heart All Day, Every Day

Posted on May 11th, 2016 by Amy Lyn Kench

This year National Hospital Week runs from May 8 – 14 to celebrate the men and women who support the health of their communities through dedication and compassionate care. We at Speare Memorial Hospital are invested in caring and providing health care from the heart all day, every day. We recognize and appreciate the dedication of […]

Celebrating the Nurses at Speare Memorial Hospital

Posted on May 9th, 2016 by Amy Lyn Kench

Speare Memorial Hospital joins the nation this National Nurses Week to celebrate the achievements and accomplishments of our nurses. The theme for the 2016 National Nurses week is Culture of Safety: It Starts With YOU. Nursing is a very technical field, from new treatments and medical technologies to new protocols and procedures, nurses are always learning new […]

Cathy Nolan Vincevic a patient of Plymouth OB/GYN

Something to Talk About

Posted on May 9th, 2016 by Amy Lyn Kench

“No one wants to talk about it,” exclaims Cathy Vinčevič “No women that I know talk about it. I didn’t talk about it. I didn’t even tell my husband. I tried to hide it.” But, she is talking about it now, and “it” is Stress Urinary Incontinence. Cathy says, “You reach a point of no […]

The Wound Care and Hyperbaric Oxygen Center at Speare has something to celebrate

Posted on May 5th, 2016 by Amy Lyn Kench

Deanna Brodie, LPN, one of Speare Memorial Hospital’s Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine Center’s hyperbaric technicians, earned the Certified Hyperbaric Technologist (CHT) certification from the National Board of Diving & Hyperbaric Medical Technology on April 8, 2016. Brodie, who is also the wound care center’s Safety Director, began working for Speare’s Wound Care & Hyperbaric Center in February 2014 after receiving […]

kathy brown new hampshire snow bird and patient at speare general surgery

A year-long journey

Posted on April 27th, 2016 by Speare Memorial Hospital

Scary . . . frustrating . . . great. These words best sum up Kathleen “Kathy” Brown’s past year beginning on July 1, 2014. It was her birthday, but instead of celebrating, Kathy found herself in the Emergency Department at Speare Memorial Hospital with severe abdominal pain, noting, “For me to come to the ER […]

Cupcake Challenge raises funds for scholarships

Posted on April 21st, 2016 by Amy Lyn Kench

Speare Memorial Hospital employees really raised the bar on creativity and flavor for this year’s Cupcake Challenge. Cupcakes were sold for $1.50 each or $5 for a box of four. All proceeds are going to help fund for local students entering a healthcare program. Thank you to our contest judges and everyone who baked and decorated cupcakes for […]