Miss Georgia visits Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center

...I had to say. I think if she takes that and utilizes it, I think you'll see a few more improvements here at the VA hospital," Green said.Responding to a question about public scrutiny of the VA, Bridges said the focus should be on making...

You Remembered: Teen Town

...with long black hair who really shaped up a group of Teen Town misfits. Our first performance was at the old Lynwood VA Hospital on Wrightsboro Road, and family and friends were invited to attend.My dear Butler friends threw me a going away party...

Physicians with citations of misconduct hired to treat Georgia inmates

...medical board ordering physicians who have faced disciplinary action to work in specific settings, ? like prisons, VA hospitals and free clinics.Senior Attorney for the Southern Center for Human Rights, Sarah Geraghty, called those stipulations...

Reports pan Southeast VA hospitals

Two inspector general reports reinforce views that the Department of Veterans Affairs' Southeast Network of hospitals lacks the personnel, resources and training to provide quality patient care.

You Remembered: Western Sizzlin

...lunch date, at this Western Sizzlin in 1982! I was an MCG nursing student living in the dorms. We stopped by the VA hospital to take flowers to his mom (she was a secretary there and it was Secretary's Week), then went down the street to Western...

VA Choice Cards mailed to veterans in Augusta

...Legion Post 178 in south Augusta, said the VA began mailing cards Nov. 5 to veterans who live more than 40 miles from a VA hospital, and this week should start issuing cards to those who have waited longer than 30 days for an appointment.Garrett...

Paraplegic veteran sues government for sponge left inside him after operation

...discovering the seeping wound he endured for years resulted from a sponge left inside him after an operation at the Augusta VA hospital.Kenneth Dixon filed suit Tuesday in U.S. District Court against the United States of America.Dixon served during...

Macon, Ga., pastor wins Augusta VA's resident chaplain of year

...personalized spiritual care to veterans.The other 20 hours each week are spent on the floor with a mentor at the Augusta VA hospital, University Hospital and Georgia Regents Medical Center to learn patient ministry, said Ron Craddock, the chief of...

Veterans demand review of Augusta VA patient advocates

...problems seriously?" asked Guyton, who has records and pictures documenting his complaints. "I've been to seven VA hospitals and this has the worst customer service."Augusta VA Director Bob Hamilton assured veterans that staff will answer...

Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center's Mental Health Clinic to join National Resource Directory

...number of resources that can be accessed from the site to more than 16,000, according to federal data.The Augusta VA hospital enrolled recently and has at least 10 organizations listed on the Web site, said Dr. Lorraine Braswell, the head...