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OSC Finds Shortcomings in VA Response to Spinal Cord Care Problems at Manchester, N.H., VA Hospital OSC Finds Numerous Shortcomings in VA Response on Barriers to Life-saving Organ Transplants for VeteransOSC Urges VA to Remove Employee from Any Procurement Duties, Suitably Discipline Employees Involved in Landscaping Purchasing Misconduct CasePeace Corps encouraged to improve sexual assault prevention stepsOSC Closes Case on Health and Safety Concerns at U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Fish Hatchery in TexasFollow OSC on Twitter
OSC Finds Shortcomings in VA Response to Spinal Cord Care Problems at Manchester, N.H., VA Hospital
The Manchester, NH, VAMC initially failed to address whistleblower complaints of substandard care, including patients who developed serious spinal cord diseases due to clinical neglect. OSC described these shortcomings in a letter to the President.
OSC Finds Numerous Shortcomings in VA Response on Barriers to Life-saving Organ Transplants for Veterans
A whistleblower in San Antonio, Texas, exposed flaws in the VA’s nationwide organ transplant program that cause difficulty for veterans in need of timely, life-saving care.
OSC Urges VA to Remove Employee from Any Procurement Duties, Suitably Discipline Employees Involved in Landscaping Purchasing Misconduct Case
A landscaping materials purchasing misconduct case out of the VA led the Office of Special Counsel to call for suitable discipline of employees who have committed serious wrongdoing. 
Peace Corps encouraged to improve sexual assault prevention steps
The Peace Corps has made progress in improving sexual assault prevention and victim resources but key challenges remain, a hard-hitting new review concludes.
OSC Closes Case on Health and Safety Concerns at U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Fish Hatchery in Texas
The case resulted in a department-wide memo reiterating the importance of safety and training when using chemicals and pesticides and a separate asbestos abatement investigation.
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