Andrea Estes

Estes is an investigative reporter specializing in government accountability. She has covered the State House, Boston City Hall, and the federal courts and served on the Spotlight investigative team exposing corrupt hiring practices in the state Probation Department. Her reporting on former House Speaker Salvatore F. DiMasi led to federal corruption charges.

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VA secretary expands probe of embattled Manchester, N.H., hospital

By , Globe Staff

David Shulkin said he wants a review of care at the facility to be “comprehensive, transparent and brand-new.”

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Veterans Affairs secretary promises ‘brand new’ review of Manchester hospital

By , Globe Staff

Federal investigators looking into allegations of substandard care at the Manchester veterans’ hospital will disregard an internal report that found no serious problems.

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Top 2 officials out at Manchester VA hospital

By and , Globe Staff

The action came after a Spotlight Team report detailed what several doctors and other staffers say is dangerously substandard care.


At a four-star veterans’ hospital: Care gets ‘worse and worse’

By and , Globe Staff

The only hospital for military veterans in N.H. has become ground zero for an extraordinary rebellion led by doctors who say care for their patients is deteriorating fast.