Virgin Care

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Virgin Care
Industry Healthcare, social care
Founded March 2010
Headquarters United Kingdom

Virgin Care is a private provider of services to the National Health Service in England.


The company was known as Assura Medical from March 2010 until March 2012. It originated as a division of Assura Group and a majority share was purchased by Virgin Group in 2010, setting it up as a separate company.[1]


Virgin Care currently has a contract to provide services in Dorset, at the Lyme Regis Medical Centre for five years.[2]

Virgin Care has a contract to provide community health services in Surrey from 2012 until 2017.[3]

2012 legal challenge[edit]

In October 2012, a mother of two children mounted a challenge in the High Court against Devon County Council's decision to award health and social care contracts to Virgin Care.[4]


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