Posted on July 11th, 2017 by Speare Memorial Hospital
Speare’s state-of-the-art Hyperbaric Oxygen (HBO) therapy helps heal wounds
A diabetic for decades, things got grim for Donna three years ago when a diabetic ulcer appeared on her right toe. The pain was so intense she couldn’t put pressure on her foot. She tried over-the-counter treatments, but the wound would not heal.
Speare’s state-of-the-art Hyperbaric Oxygen (HBO) therapy helps heal wounds that have not healed in 30 or more days. Patients rest in a chamber, breathing pure oxygen that increases blood flow to the body’s tissues.
“It’s been a great experience,” says Donna. “The chamber was very comfortable and the staff was so nice, I enjoyed them all. “
When Donna completed her therapy, the staff surprised her with a little ceremony, presenting her with a certificate and flowers.
“I haven’t had a signed certificate like this since 1947 when I graduated from high school,” said Donna. “That was special because Robert Frost was our keynote speaker. But this is certainly worth celebrating.”
The Wound Care & Hyperbaric Medicine Center at Speare Memorial Hospital is a nationally recognized Center of Distinction. Patients with wounds that don’t heal after 30 days often need the services we provide and nearly 96% of wounds are healed at our center with a 98% patient satisfaction rate. For more information visit our Wound Care & Hyperbaric Medicine or call for an appointment: 603-481-8780.
Speare has been named on the 2017 list of 62 Critical Access Hospitals to Know
Posted on July 14th, 2017 by Speare Memorial Hospital
Speare Memorial Hospital has just been named on Becker’s Hospital Review 2017 list of “62 Critical Access Hospitals to Know”. This is the third year Becker’s has published a list recognizing outstanding critical access hospitals in the nation, and Speare has been honored all three years. According to Becker’s, “The critical access hospitals featured on this list have a reputation […]
Thank you to the Sponsors, Donors and Golfers who supported the 2017 Speare Golf Classic
Posted on July 5th, 2017 by Speare Memorial Hospital
Click on the thumbnails below to see the full-sized photos from the 2017 Speare Golf Classic. The Speare Memorial Hospital Dental Health Program works in collaboration with School Administrative Unit 48, the Ashland, Lin-Wood and Warren School Districts, Plymouth Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, Plymouth OB/GYN, and the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Program. Services include free […]