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Patient advocates

The patient advocates at VA Connecticut health care are specially trained to help you resolve issues with your care. If you've experienced any problems that you haven't been able to resolve by talking with your care team, please reach out to one of our patient advocates.

Connect with a patient advocate

Barbara Goulart

Patient Advocate

VA Connecticut health care

Phone: 203-937-3877

Loretta Melvin

Patient Advocate - Newington Campus

VA Connecticut health care

Phone: 860-667-6744

Care we provide at VA Connecticut health care

Our patient advocates work hard to make sure you receive the best possible care. They offer help with:

  • Patient concerns with the care team
  • Advocating for patient and family rights
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