Step into Spring and raise vital funds for Ashgate Hospicecare

Ashgate Hospicecare is calling on people across North Derbyshire to set themselves a lockdown challenge by signing up for its newest fundraise-at-home event. Supporters are being invited to take part in Step into Spring where they’ll go head-to-head virtually to complete as many steps as possible throughout March. Whether it’s setting a target of 10,000 […]

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Staff from Ashgate Hospicecare talk to ITV News about the integral role they are playing in the COVID response

Reporter, Daniel Hewitt, and his team from ITV visited Ashgate Hospicecare to report on the rising number of COVID patients the charity is caring for and their crucial role in the COVID-19 response in North Derbyshire.  During the visit, Dan spoke with hospice patient John Wood, who has Motor Neurone Disease and has recovered from COVID-19, as well as interviews with the nursing team on […]

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Urgent nurse recruitment drive launched at Ashgate Hospicecare

Ashgate Hospicecare is looking for more nurses and healthcare assistants to consider a career at the hospice as it continues to respond to the COVID pandemic both at its inpatient unit at Old Brompton and in the community. The charity, which provides specialist end-of-life care to patients with complex palliative care needs across North Derbyshire, is looking to fill several […]

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Care continues virtually at Ashgate Hospicecare thanks to £80,000 grant

Ashgate Hospicecare is continuing to provide vital care and support to patients who are unable to visit its Day Hospice after a National Lottery Fund grant of almost £80,000 helped pay for new virtual services. Patients and their families who are referred to the service would usually visit the charity’s main hospice in Old Brampton, […]

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Ashgate Hospicecare caring for more end-of-life COVID-19 patients than ever before

Ashgate Hospicecare are reporting a sharp increase in COVID-19 patients requiring palliative care at its Old Brampton site prompting them to open a second COVID dedicated wing. The news comes as Chesterfield Royal Hospital report that the number of COVID positive patients coming in has risen from the previous week with all 16 of their […]

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“She was always talking about the hospice, everything she did revolved around Ashgate.”

Kind-hearted tributes have been paid to one of Ashgate Hospicecare’s first volunteers who ‘dedicated her life’ and 32 years to the charity.   Margery Preece, from New Whittington, died at the age of 93 on 2nd February 2021 after contracting Covid whilst in hospital.  She was involved with the charity as a fundraising volunteer since it was founded in 1988, when she […]

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Ashgate Hospicecare welcomes £10,000 donation from crematorium

Chesterfield and District Joint Crematorium Committee has donated £10,000 to Ashgate Hospicecare. The charity, which provides specialist end of life care to patients with complex palliative care needs across North Derbyshire, will use the donation to help support its bereavement services, which have seen a surge in demand since the pandemic again. In addition to […]

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