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Manchester VA Director, Chief of Staff Removed Pending Investigation

Two top officials at the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Manchester have been removed pending a review of conditions alleged by a Boston Globe report detailing unsanitary operating rooms and allegations of substandard care. Medical Center Director Danielle Ocker will … Continue reading

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YOU’RE FIRED! Trump’s VA Terminates 500, Suspends 200 For Misconduct

Five hundred and forty-eight Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) employees have been terminated since President Donald Trump took office, indicating that his campaign pledge to clean up “probably the most incompetently run agency in the United States” by relentlessly putting his TV catchphrase … Continue reading

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Inspectors find 24 violations at White River Junction VA Hospital

Federal inspectors have ordered the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in White River Junction to improve its standards for patient care in 24 areas. The Office of the Inspector General for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs described the issues at … Continue reading

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At the VA, Trump creates office of “Your Butt is Fired”

In this week’s Executive Order news there is one item which will no doubt come as potentially welcome relief to those who have been aghast over the numerous scandals at the Veterans Administration over the past several years. It hasn’t … Continue reading

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Is there a cure for VA’s disease?

In the interest of showing interest in the troops when they are no longer troops, politicians have invested at least vocally, in promoting their efforts to improving VA care.   I’m all for improving this care, but I question the need … Continue reading

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