Posted on May 16th, 2019 by Speare Memorial Hospital
Celebrating our Volunteers
Speare Memorial Hospital volunteers were honored at their annual volunteer appreciation luncheon on Wednesday, April 24th.
Volunteers serve in many capacities which include the Front Desk, Gift Shop, Inpatient Unit, various offices, Environmental Services, and Therapy Dog Services. Volunteers also serve on various Hospital Committees including the Patient Family Advocacy Council and the Patient Experience Committee, to name a few.
The following volunteers were honored this year for volunteer hour milestones:
- 100 hours – Dee Hopper
- 250 hours – Nancy Sawyer & Marcia Covell
- 500 hours – Nancy Kolb
- 1000 hours – Glory Kidger and Ed Weber
- 1500 hours – John Gray and Annie Martin
- 2000 hours – Pat Corbin
- 5000 hours – Dick Flanagan
- 19,000 hours – Ann Blair
If you would like more information on volunteering at Speare, please contact Chris Fenn at 238-6460.
Weight Loss Surgery at Speare
Posted on June 25th, 2019 by Speare Memorial Hospital
It’s time. Medical science has determined that weight loss surgery saves lives. Maybe it can save yours or the life of someone you know. After much anticipation, Plymouth General Surgery has opened its Weight Loss Surgery Center at Speare. Offering two of the most successful and widely performed procedures—gastric bypass and sleeve gastrectomy—patients are now […]
Esophageal Cancer: On the Rise
Posted on June 18th, 2019 by Speare Memorial Hospital
While many cancer deaths are decreasing across our country, there is one growing at an alarming rate – esophageal cancer. And this is of tremendous concern to Dr. Joseph Casey, of Plymouth General Surgery. “Cancer of the esophagus is one of the fastest growing cancer diagnoses in the United States, with nearly 18,000 new cases […]