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Read about what's happening in our VA Bedford health care community.

VA Bedford HCS VA2K Recap

What an incredible turnout yesterday for our 14th annual VA2K Walk & Roll! We had over 100 participants, including Veterans, staff, volunteers, and community partners, join us for this fun event promoting active lifestyles.

VA Bedford HCS VA 2k

Police Memorial

Yesterday, the VA Bedford Healthcare System hosted a moving police memorial event to honor the brave men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice while serving and protecting our community.

Police Memorial

Bedford VA Improves Wheelchair Safety with New Labeling System

BEDFORD, MA - A potentially dangerous situation uncovered in Oct 2022 sparked a major patient safety initiative at the VA Bedford Healthcare System. Staff discovered a veteran improperly leaving the facility in a wheelchair without secure tie-down brackets, putting him at risk during transportation.

Wheelchair Team

Local Kids Send Heartfelt Cheer to Veterans Through Valentine's Cards

Yesterday, February 14th, VA Bedford HCS hosted its annual National Salute to Veteran Patients event. This national event is held every year during Valentine's week to pay tribute to Veterans cared for at VA medical facilities across the country.

VA Bedford National Salute

Empowering Those Who Serve Our Veterans

When Leanna Lynch organized an informational training day for Veterans Service Officers (VSOs) at the VA Bedford Healthcare System, her goal was to equip these advocates with the knowledge to better serve Veterans and their families.

VSO Training at VA Bedford

January 2024 Rec Therapy Calendar

Check out the January activity calendar for the Outpatient Recreation Therapy & Fitness Center!

Jan 2024 Gym Calendar

Contingency Management Program Shows Promise for Supporting Smoking Cessation Among Veterans

BEDFORD, MA -- The Domiciliary Program at VA Bedford Health Care System has relaunched the first Contingency Management (CM) program within VHA to support smoking cessation among Veterans following the COVID-19 pandemic.

Contingency Management Program Shows Promise for Supporting Smoking Cessation Among Veterans

REMEMBER the Fallen. . . HONOR those who Serve. . . TEACH our children the value of Freedom.

VA Bedford Healthcare System Director, Dr. Joan Clifford, delivered opening remarks at the Billerica Wreaths Across America ceremony.

Joan Clifford Speaking

Our greenhouse if officially open for inpatient use!

Our greenhouse if officially open for inpatient use!

Greenhouse

Contract awarded, project begins: VA Bedford Women health clinic tour

BEDFORD, MA – The sounds of renovation carry a hopeful tune at VA Bedford. Bedford leadership, Construction crew, and representatives from the DAV meet to tour the space where work will begin soon as part of a $15 million renovation ushering in a new era of care for women Veterans.

VA Bedford team, Construction team, and DAV join for a renovation tour of new Women's Veterans Clinic