Say what?!!! Report: VA Hospital Left Body in Shower Room for 9 Hours Dec 12, 2016 — Staff at a Veterans Affairs hospital in the Tampa Bay, Florida area left a body in a shower for nine hours after a veteran died. See also: Sound Off: Should the U.S. Privatize the VA? December 8, 2016 - Everyone knows that Department of Veterans Affairs medical care needs a lot of improvement. Thousands of veterans can’t get care as quickly as they need it and then there are the really disheartening administrative disasters at VA hospitals like the recent one at the Tomah VA Hospital in Wisconsin or the 2014 scandal at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Phoenix.