Letter: Criticism undeserved

...threats have been thrown at the VA hospital system. I am a service-connected...funds necessary to improve all VA hospitals. By the way, my treatment at...Army 44 years ago.God bless all VA hospitals and God bless America.Joseph...

Bailey Alleen Peeler - Jacob Robert Velky

...late Mr. and Mrs. Sam Slade, Sr. Bailey received a PharmD degree from USC Columbia, and is employed by the Dorn VA Hospital in Columbia as a clinical pharmacist. The groom is the son of Dr. and Mrs. John Velky of North Augusta, S. C...

Be proud of VA staffers

...lie, awhile veterans die."I also am proud to assist. A 59-year-old Marine was in emergency care at an Augusta VA hospital with a stroke and associated heart problems, with a life expectancy of only a few days.The uninsurable Marine had...

Medical center takes pride in improving health care for CSRA veterans

...veteran recently wrote on a satisfaction survey, "I wish I could be on (national) TV to tell how wonderful both VA hospitals are in Augusta."We recognize there are further opportunities to improve our customer satisfaction, and providing...

Delays in evidence gathering slow VA medical records trial

...ensuring that more than 2,700 veterans awaiting approval for care outside the VA were properly handled.Personnel at all VA hospital were required to have all unresolved consults for outside medical care handled by May 1, 2014. Each case had to be...

Ex-Augusta VA manager released on bond again

...records of veterans in need of care not available at the VA hospital. He was indicted July 8.The false statements listed in the indictment concern the mandate to all VA hospitals to ensure that every veteran awaiting approval for medical...

Veterans find VA 'choice' care program has delays

...was designed to allow veterans who have waited more than 30 days for an appointment or live at least 40 miles from a VA hospital or clinic to get VA-paid care from a local doctor or specialist.But in the 10 months since the program started...

Veteran's wife files malpractice suit against Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center

...husband, Lional Allen, 51, who died Feb. 4. The lawsuit alleges that the medical treatment Allen received at the VA hospital was subpar. It names as the defendant the U.S. government.According to the lawsuit, Allen was diagnosed with...

Alice Miskelly

...officiating. Interment to follow in West View Cemetery. Mrs. Miskelly worked for 24 years in Civil Service with the VA Hospital Uptown. She was a member of American Legion Post 63. Mrs. Miskelly loved watching her soap operas, especially The...

Newton Eubanks

AUGUSTA, Ga. - Mr. Newton Eubanks entered into rest on Sunday, September 13, 2015 at Charlie Norwood VA Hospital Uptown. Funeral arrangements will be announced later. W. H. Mays Mortuary, 1221 James Brown Boulevard, Augusta, GA 30901 (706) 722-6401.