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#DocsInSocks – September is  Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) Awareness Month – #WhiteSockCampaign

Posted on September 20th, 2017 by Speare Memorial Hospital

September is  Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) Awareness Month. Physicians, clinicians, and staff at Speare Memorial Hospital participated in The Save a Leg, Save a Life (SALSAL) Foundation’s White Sock Campaign. The goal is to raise awareness of PAD and early detection through one simple tool: a white sock. The white sock symbolizes the many patients […]


Dr. Douglass Weiss of Plymouth orthopedics and Sports Medicine at Speare memorial Hospital

Dr. Doug Weiss joins Speare and Plymouth Orthopedics & Sports Medicine

Posted on August 2nd, 2017 by Speare Memorial Hospital

Dr. Weiss is excited to return to central New Hampshire.  He earned his bachelor’s degree at Dartmouth College where he captained the ice hockey team. After graduation, he played professional hockey in the United States and Europe before returning to Dartmouth to attend medical school. He completed a general surgery internship at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center and […]


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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 […]


Donna - a diabetic's wound care story

Speare’s state-of-the-art Hyperbaric Oxygen (HBO) therapy helps heal wounds

Posted on July 11th, 2017 by Speare Memorial Hospital

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. “Amputation was mentioned several times,” says Donna, “so it was a relief when Dr. […]


The 2017 Speare Golf Classic

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 […]


Speare Memorial Hospital Dental Health Program

Local Dental Health Program Benefits from Golf Tournament Fundraiser

Posted on June 30th, 2017 by Speare Memorial Hospital

A nearly perfect day for golf was enjoyed by all at Owl’s Nest Resort and Golf Club in support of Speare Memorial Hospital’s community Dental Health Program. “Each year, more than 1,500 local children and at-risk pregnant women have access to oral health care and education through the Dental Health Program,” says Michelle McEwen, Hospital […]


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Help Create A Little Good Karma

Posted on June 7th, 2017 by Speare Memorial Hospital

We are excited to share that Speare Memorial Hospital at Boulder Point, has been chosen by thePlymouth, New Hampshire Hannaford Supermarkets as the latest beneficiary of the Hannaford Cause Bag program! Every time one of the reusable Hannaford Helps bag with the good karma message is purchased at the Plymouth Hannaford during the month of June, […]


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Speare’s 7th Annual Wine, Women & Wisdom was Truly Exceptional

Posted on May 26th, 2017 by Speare Memorial Hospital

On May 11, 2017 we held our 7th annual Wine Women & Wisdom at the Common Man in Plymouth for 200 energetic women from all over central New Hampshire. The event sold out several days in advance and included three featured speakers, a vendor room with fifteen women-owned businesses, a light dinner buffet, wine tasting, and raffle […]


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Provider Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment (POLST) 2017 – FACILITATOR Education Program

Posted on May 24th, 2017 by Speare Memorial Hospital

  POLST-trained facilitators are often physicians, APRNs, social workers or nurses responsible for developing plans of care for residents of long-term care facilities, home health, or hospice. Without an emphasis on the importance of ACP discussions and qualified facilitators, completion of the POLST form runs the risk of repeating the failures of past standard AD […]


Nurses week 2017

National Nurses Week 2017: The Balance of Mine, Body, and Spirit

Posted on May 11th, 2017 by Speare Memorial Hospital

Every year, National Nurses Week focuses attention on the diverse ways America’s 3.1 million nurses work to save lives and to improve the health of millions of individuals. The American Nursing Association has designated 2017 as the “Year of the Healthy Nurse.” Join us during National Nurses Week, May 6–12, as we celebrate our nurses […]


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