Richard Branson has just been awarded a £126million contract to take over services at hospitals in Kent.
Virgin Care, which beat Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust to the lucrative deal, will be able to run health services in the hospitals for the next seven years.
At the end of this period, Virgin will have the opportunity to extend the contract for another three years. The deal follows a tendering process that began in November 2014.
Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust provided wide-ranging care for people in the community, including home… Read the full story