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Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center - Richmond, VA


Local Features

HeritageLocal Youth Celebrate Easter With Veterans
Veterans and patients at McGuire enjoyed an early Easter celebration on April 5, sponsored by the Disabled Veterans Association and the Culpepper Chapter of the American Heritage Girls and Trail Life USA Troop for boys.
Access and Quality WebsiteVA Makes Wait Times Transparent for Veterans
The Department of Veterans Affairs is taking unprecedented steps to increase transparency, launching a new Access and Quality Tool that provides Veterans with easy access to wait time and quality of care data.
McGuire VA Medical CenterVA Statement regarding animal testing
Providing the best care and services to the nation’s Veterans is paramount to the Department of Veterans Affairs. VA’s research and innovations have resulted in products that are both life-changing and lifesaving.
Clinical Command CenterClinical Command Center adds efficiency
The 600-square-foot Clinical Command Center is home to a multi-disciplinary team of doctors, nurses and social workers charged with managing patient flow for hospitalized Veterans entering and exiting the facility.
KMU Students Visit McGuireKMU Students Visit McGuire
Students from Kaohsiung Medical University in Taiwan learned about American medical practices at McGuire VA Medical Center Thursday, March 9. They come each year to learn about American government hospitals.
Soldier in AfghanistanMcGuire Doctor Participates in TBI Study
An ongoing study is enrolling at least 1,100 service members and Veterans who fought in Iraq or Afghanistan to learn more about mild traumatic brain injury (TBI) and how it can be best evaluated, prevented and treated.
Governor McAuliffeGovernor McAuliffe Visits McGuire
On Feb. 17, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe visited the Richmond VAMC to meet with Veterans and thank them for their service. Joining him was John Harvey, the Virginia Secretary of Veterans and Defense Affairs.
Prosthetics technology photoMcGuire Doctor Tests New Prosthetics Technology
Dr. Douglas Murphy, a physician here at McGuire VA Medical Center, is working with ground-breaking technology to allow Veterans to control prosthetic legs using only their thoughts.
Parking updateParking Garage Construction Update
Work has officially begun on the construction of a new parking garage, which is going to impacting parking lots around the medical center. We are implementing new parking instructions for patients, staff and visitors.
Hanover High School BandNational Salute to Veterans Week
The week of February 12 to 18 is National Salute to Veterans Week. There will be musical performances to honor our Veteran patients here at McGuire each day in the Mall area.

From the Veterans Health Administration

An elderly male Veteran in a wheelchair, entering a van.VA Helps Vietnam Veteran Get His Life Back
Dale Herb's life came to a grinding halt about a year ago when he lost the use of his legs and couldn't leave his home. Today, thanks to a little help from the VA, he's completely mobile again.
FC Vincent Savarino, bottom right corner, with members of the 8th Field Artillery, Battery A on a beach in Oahu, Hawaii in 1935Veteran Volunteer to Celebrate 100th Birthday
Woodrow Wilson was President when Veteran Volunteer Vincent Savarino was born. This month he will celebrate birthday number 100 during National Volunteer Week at the Wilkes-Barre VA medical center.
Male patient resting in bed following surgeryWith VA's Help, Waco Veteran Gets a Second Chance
Thirty-year-old Stephen Jacinto survived two tours in Afghanistan and one in Iraq. It was only after he returned home to Waco, Texas, that the Air Force Veteran discovered his own mortality.
Veteran Brandon Myers removes his shoes from a wheelchair he used to harness an exoskeleton walking deviceRobotic Brace for Veterans of Spinal Cord Injury
It's called an Exoskeleton and it uses motion sensors and a computer control system to allow Veterans with spinal cord injuries to stand and take steps, with a little help.
A male wearing a BDU jacket speaking with a male counselor.Can Spiritual Therapy Ease Your PTSD Symptoms?
A researcher associated with the Augusta VA in Georgia is conducting a survey to see if Veterans coping with PTSD might be interested in having spirituality introduced into their therapy.
Surgeons looking at x-rays of patientImportant Office that Most People Have Never Heard
VA's National Center for Patient Safety is dedicated to preventing inadvertent harm or injury to Veteran patients. It's the engine under the hood that keeps things running smoothly and safely.
Fruit and Vegetable bowl Ten Ways to Eat Wisely - A Focus on Nutrition
VA encourages Veterans to focus on healthful eating. You don't need to change the way you eat overnight. Take your time, make small smart changes in your diet and you'll feel better and be healthier.
VAMC Director Isaacks visits with Veteran patientMarine Continues to Serve by Serving Veterans
David Isaacks served in the Marine Corps from 1998 to 2005. Today he continues to serve his country by serving Veterans as director of the Harry S Truman Memorial Veterans Hospital in Columbia, Mo.
Lead Yoga Therapist Nancy Schalk.Can Yoga Ease Your PTSD? VA Wants to Find Out
A clinical research psychologist with the Department of Veterans Affairs in Indiana is exploring the effects Yoga might have on Veterans suffering with post-traumatic stress disorder.
Concert, band playing on the stageVA's National Salute to Veteran Patients
Concerts, Valentines, and a lot of Americans saying Thank You, all part of VA's National Salute to Veteran Patients. Along with a chance for you to learn how you can volunteer to help our heroes.

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