Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Posted on March 4th, 2020 by Speare Memorial Hospital

Speare Memorial Hospital cares about the safety of our staff, volunteers, patients, and community.  We are continuing to work with staff and the community to make sure proper resources and up to date information are available. While the NH Department of Health and Human Services has identified cases in New Hampshire we have not seen […]


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Speare SIM Lab: Learning Together… While Giving Back

Posted on January 29th, 2020 by Speare Memorial Hospital

After serving as a clinical training site for Plymouth State University (PSU) nursing students for nearly a decade, Speare and PSU embarked upon a new training opportunity this year. PSU nursing students learn first-hand how to access and triage patients in the school’s state-of-the-art simulation lab, working with students who are trained to act out […]


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School Nurses: a Shared Support

Posted on January 28th, 2020 by Speare Memorial Hospital

From stomach bugs to caring hugs, Speare nurses are at the frontline, keeping our children safe and healthy. Employed by Speare, school nurses work in eight local schools and live in the communities we serve. Having these qualified community members charged with caring for the children in our neighborhoods is what makes the Speare/SAU 48 […]


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Speare Trains & Hires High School LNAs

Posted on January 23rd, 2020 by Speare Memorial Hospital

Speare and Plymouth Regional High School have been working together since their licensed nursing assistant (LNA) program began 15 years ago. In addition to hiring many LNA students from the program, Speare has donated bedside tables and assisted the high school in purchasing new adjustable beds to help make the school’s lab seem more like […]


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Speare Welcomes its First Baby of 2020

Posted on January 8th, 2020 by Speare Memorial Hospital

Happy New Year and welcome to the world, Henry Curtis, the first baby born at Speare Memorial Hospital in 2020. Congratulations to parents Meaghan and Craig Babbitt of Campton, NH on the new addition to their family! A patient at Plymouth OB/GYN Meaghan said, “Speare is amazing. The experience in the birthing suite was so intimate. Dr. Ebner […]


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Speare’s 2019 Hospital Campaign for Organ Donation wins Bronze Award

Posted on January 7th, 2020 by Speare Memorial Hospital

During the 2019 Hospital Campaign for Organ Donation, Speare Memorial Hospital was recognized with a Bronze Award for efforts to increase awareness in the local community about organ, eye, and tissue donation.  Speare was one of nearly 1,500 hospitals and workplaces that worked closely with organ procurement organizations (OPOs), Donate Life America (DLA) state teams […]


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Northeast Delta Dental Foundation Awards Grant to Speare’s Dental Health Program

Posted on January 3rd, 2020 by Speare Memorial Hospital

The Northeast Delta Dental Foundation recently awarded a $2,500 grant to help fund the purchase of dental supplies for Speare Memorial Hospital’s Dental Health Program which provides free or low-cost dental health services to more than 1,600 local children annually. “This is a real asset to our state,” says Ruth Doane, certified public health dental […]


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Dr. Theodore Capron Joins Speare Primary Care

Posted on December 4th, 2019 by Speare Memorial Hospital

Speare Primary Care welcomes Dr. Ted Capron to the practice at 103 Boulder Point in Plymouth. Board-certified in family practice medicine, Dr. Capron has more than 35 years of medical experience, many of those as a dedicated family physician in Meredith for over two decades. After relocating out of state in 2017, he and his […]


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Health Tips for the Holiday Season

Posted on November 26th, 2019 by Speare Memorial Hospital

by Janette Gaumer & Ryanne Haskell, Registered & Licensed Dietitians The holidays are a time for celebrating with family, friends, and good food; with that being said, unfortunately, it can also be a time when we run into problems with weight gain. Remember, your healthy eating habits don’t have to stop during the holidays and […]


White Mountain Eye Care celebrates Ophthalmic Technicians Week (5)

Celebrating the Tech Team at White Mountain Eye Care

Posted on November 7th, 2019 by Speare Memorial Hospital

November 4-9, 2019 is the International Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology (IJCAHPO) 10th Annual Allied Ophthalmic Personnel Week and White Mountain Eye Care is celebrating our Tech Team.  Ophthalmic Technicians improve the delivery and quality of eye care and are crucial members of the eye care team.  The role of an ophthalmic […]


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