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Task force appointed to recommend NH veterans hospital changes

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The Manchester VA Medical Center appointed a 12-member task force Wednesday to make recommendations on the future of New Hampshire’s only veterans hospital in the wake of whistleblower allegations of substandard treatment and conditions. The appointments … Continue reading

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Sununu order opens doors for VA docs at other hospitals

MANCHESTER — Veterans Affairs physicians and physician assistants who aren’t licensed in New Hampshire will be able to provide care to veterans in medical facilities throughout the state, under an executive order that Gov. Chris Sununu signed Monday afternoon. Sununu … Continue reading

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A pictures Worth…. Shaheen and Hassan Look Like…

There’s more than enough material on the VA in Manchester, so I figured I’d share this picture from the recent event in Manchester. | AP

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Veterans Affairs secretary ousts third administrator at troubled NH VA

MANCHESTER, N.H. — Hours after arriving at New Hampshire’s only hospital for veterans for his first visit, Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin on Friday announced that he was removing the head of nursing services, the third leader of the troubled … Continue reading

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Trump announces new ways to help veterans get medical care

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government wants to make it easier for veterans to get medical care and is promoting new ways to use technology to help. President Donald Trump says the goal is to greatly expand access, especially for mental … Continue reading

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Speaking out on VA conditions: ‘We have been fighting for a long time’

Over 180 veterans attended the meeting at Sweeney Post Manchester, hosted by several of the medical center’s own doctors whose allegations were the basis for a Boston Globe Spotlight report. Also present was their attorney, Andrea Amodeo-Vickery.  | More… | … Continue reading

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Whistleblowers, Veterans Criticize VA Bureaucracy

Complaints about obstructive bureaucracy in the Veterans Health Administration dominated a discussion Monday afternoon between veterans and doctors who blew the whistle on problems at the Manchester VA. The Boston Globe first reported on complaints lodged by doctors that the Manchester VA … Continue reading

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