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Richard Williams Sr.

...He was a member of the Retired School Teachers Association. He volunteered at the Georgia War Nursing Home and both VA Hospitals here in Augusta. He was the VAVS Representative and Deputy for 6 years. Richard will always be remembered for his...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000171838817
Veterans Affairs Hospitals | The Augusta Chronicle

...quality of care in the Department of Veterans Affairs is in jeopardy because of a shortage of physicians and nurses at VA hospitals, including the one in Augusta. Don't Miss Databases: Search public records data Things to Do: Events...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/organizations/hospitals/veterans-affairs-hos
Martha Mitchell

...Nursing School and attended the University of Georgia. She was a registered nurse with St. Mary's Hospital in Athens, VA Hospital and St. Joseph's Hospital in Augusta and was the school nurse at Westside High School. She taught at A.R. Johnson...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000171811695
Rants & Raves

...devil" that Bill is. PAY ATTENTION. THE best illustration of what government-run healthcare will become are the VA hospitals. It might take a few years, but it is coming. A BIG RAVE TO THE person or persons who paid for our lunch yesterday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-20/rants-raves
Augusta VA reports more adverse incidents in care

...more than 4,500 endoscopies being delayed.In analyzing data on more than 575 "institutional disclosures" filed at VA hospitals nationwide, The Free Beacon found that Augusta had 14 such incidents in 2013 and five so far in the first two quarters...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-18/augusta-va-reports-more-adve
Organizations link VA problems to staff shortages

National experts say the quality of care in the Department of Veterans Affairs is in jeopardy because of a shortage of physicians and nurses at VA hospitals, including the one in Augusta.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-07-12/organizations-link-va-proble
Watchdog: Retaliation complaints jump at VA

...involving long patient waits and falsified records at VA hospitals and clinics became public.The independent Office of...there. Mitchell, a former co-director of the Phoenix VA hospital's ER, said in testimony prepared for the House committee...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-07-08/watchdog-retaliation-com
Rants & Raves

...and God bless you! AS A VIETNAM VET, hearing all the negative talk about the VA hospital system I want to say that the VA hospital here in Augusta and the VA Hospital in Nashville Tenn. have taken very good care of me. In March 2012 I was diagnosed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-03/rants-raves
The scandals are real

...cynical"?Could he tell the loved ones of all the veterans who died while languishing on secret waiting lists at VA hospitals that their rage isn't genuine ? that it's geared toward "ginning up a base"?Of course he couldn't. But it's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-07-01/scandals-are-real
57,000-plus await initial VA visits

...are still waiting for initial medical appointments at VA hospitals and clinics 90 days or more after requesting them...had appointments.The department says an audit of 731 VA hospitals and large outpatient clinics found that the agency's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2014-06-09/57000-plus-await-initial-v