Rep. Kiggans continues questioning Hampton VA Medical Center after delayed cancer diagnosis

HAMPTON, Va. — Rep. Jen Kiggans is continuing to push for answers at the Hampton Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

The House Committee on Veterans Affairs says they’re investigating what they call credible allegations of patient safety concerns, medical incompetence and employee retaliation at the Hampton VA.

Those concerns were first raised in April. In a letter, Kiggans and the chair of the committee, Rep. Mike Bost (R-Illinois), said, “Every day these allegations go unaddressed is another day patients may be at risk.”

“We have heard from patients,” Kiggans told News 3 in a recent interview. “We have also heard from providers, from whistleblowers—just about safety concerns at the Hampton VA.”

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