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Virgin Group puts on hold NHS primary care entry

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Virgin Group has put on hold its plans to take over and run GP surgeries in England, casting doubt on the prospects for private involvement in primary care.


Mark Adams, who is to step down as Virgin Healthcare chief executive, blamed its problems on the economic downturn. Plans to take over a surgery in Swindon next year, previously the company's most-developed project, have been dropped.


Private medical insurance: News update: September 2008


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