John Cochran VA medical center
The senators’ letter also raises questions about 45 areas of concern, including reports of unsanitary conditions.
The VA is hiring more staff to improve its patient capacity, and adding a fleet of 11 vans to shuttle in patients from outlying towns.
Acting VA secretary Sloan Gibson addressed the Veterans of Foreign Wars conference downtown.
This morning, VA Secretary Eric Shinseki resigned amid growing controversy surrounding veterans’ health care.
Missouri Senator Roy Blunt says he asked officials at the John Cochran VA Medical Center point-blank about a whistleblower’s allegations of delays in mental health treatment and doctors slacking off.
Officials at St. Louis’ John Cochran VA Hospital can expect some tough questions this morning, as Missouri Sen. Roy Blunt meets with them about allegations of inadequate mental health care.
The report comes more than two years after sterilization concerns were first raised at the John Cochran VA Medical Center.
The American Legion wants to hear from veterans about the quality of health care.
VA Center was caught using dirty dental equipment last year
Chair of House Veterans Affairs Committee will join Rep. Carnahan