The U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs, David J. Shulkin, M.D., has announced actions the department is taking immediately to respond to whistleblower concerns at the Manchester, New Hampshire, VA Medical Center (VAMC) as detailed in a recent article in the Boston Globe. The VA Office of the Medical Inspector and the VA Office of Accountability and Whistleblower Protection are being sent in beginning July 17 to conduct a top-to-bottom review of the Manchester VAMC, including all allegations in the article. Effective immediately, the department has removed the director and chief of staff at the facility, pending the outcome of the review. For more information, read the article in the Boston Globe.
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