Speare Employees Give Blood to Help Save Lives

Posted on April 20th, 2016 by Amy Lyn Kench

One pint of blood can help save 3 lives. On April 19, 2105 several Speare Memorial Hospital employees took part in the hospital’s annual employee blood drive with the American Red Cross. The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation’s blood; teaches skills that save […]

Sold out crowd makes Speare Memorial Hospital’s 6th Annual Women’s Health Event a Smashing Success

Posted on April 14th, 2016 by Amy Lyn Kench

The torrential downpour on Thursday, April 7, 2016 didn’t dampen the spirit of the sold-out crowd attending Speare Memorial Hospital’s 6th annual Wine, Women & Wisdom event in Plymouth, NH. This event is the hospital’s annual ladies night where learning and socializing are keys to rejuvenating, re-energizing and rejoicing in the similarities and differences that unite all women. Prior to the […]

Buy your tickets now for Speare’s 6th annual Wine, Women & Wisdom

Posted on March 22nd, 2016 by Amy Lyn Kench

It’s time to rejuvenate and re-energize at our 6th annual Wine, Women & Wisdom! CLICK HERE TO ORDER TICKETS ONLINE CLICK HERE TO BE AN EXHIBITOR This is our annual ladies night out. It is a women’s health event with two featured speakers, a light supper buffet, wine tasting, vendors, a raffle and a lot of fun tossed […]

pulmonary rehab is offered at Speare Memorial Hospital

March 13 – 19 is Pulmonary Rehabilitation Week

Posted on March 16th, 2016 by Amy Lyn Kench

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a term used to describe progressive lung diseases including chronic bronchitis, refractory (non-reversible) asthma, emphysema, and some forms of bronchiectasis. Since 2010 Speare Memorial Hospital’s Pulmonary Rehab program has been helping people with COPD, through a program of exercise, education and support, learn to breathe and function at the […]

Speare Goes Blue to Help Raise Awareness About Colon Cancer

Posted on March 8th, 2016 by Amy Lyn Kench

Employees spur education and action by participating in national awareness movement One in 20 people will be diagnosed with colon cancer. Colon cancer typically has no symptoms until it has already progressed to later stages making it much more difficult to treat. Colon cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the United […]

Speare employees wear red to help raise awareness

Posted on February 5th, 2016 by Amy Lyn Kench

Heart disease and stroke kill 1 in 3 women, yet it’s 80% preventable.                                       On February 5, 2016, to help raise awareness among local women that heart disease is their #1 health threat, many employees at Speare Memorial […]

Speare’s Birthing Suite celebrates American Heart Month with special handmade red hats for newborns

Posted on February 4th, 2016 by Amy Lyn Kench

Hats knitted and crocheted by volunteers for the American Heart Association as part of the Little Hats, Big HeartsTM program Volunteers for the American Heart Association are celebrating American Heart Month by knitting  and crocheting red hats for babies born at Speare Memorial Hospital in February.  Speare is participating in the Association’s Little Hats, Big Hearts program, which […]

PRHS students donate teddy bears to brighten hospital stays

Posted on January 19th, 2016 by Amy Lyn Kench

To welcome in the new year, the freshmen class officers from Plymouth Regional High School, Avery Stone, Elsa Lauriat, Denise McGlone, Alexandra Boursican and Hailey Patridge delivered teddy bears to Speare Memorial Hospital, with their adviser, Ms. Denise McGlone. As a community service project, the class officers sold bear shaped cut-outs for $1 at PRHS […]

Speare Welcomes First Baby of 2016

Posted on January 15th, 2016 by Amy Lyn Kench

Now introducing Shamus McLane, the first baby born in 2016 at Speare Memorial Hospital. He joins his parents Rachael and Micah and his big brother Mobius. Dad Micah said “I tried to convince Rachael we should have Shamus in Costa Rica as we just got back from there 2 weeks ago, but she said, ‘I want […]

Holiday Stress Busters

Posted on December 23rd, 2015 by Amy Lyn Kench

Holiday parties, family get-togethers, and other holiday activities are all fun and games until the added demands on your time, energy, and attention create the perfect storm of stress and anxiety. Add to that the disruptions in regular schedules, travel, preparing meals, managing and take care of house-guests, and having less time for yourself and KABOOM…