Ashgate Hospice
  • Ashgate Road,
    Old Brampton,
    S42 7JD
Ashgate Hospice - our aim is to enable people with life-limiting illnesses to have access to appropriate professional assistance and care. We are a charitable organisation based in Chesterfield and need to raise over £2.7 million every year, find out how you can help?

Ashgate Hospice

Ashgate Hospice is an independent registered charity (charity number 700636) that provides specialist palliative care (care to relieve pain rather than cure), both in the Hospice and community settings, for adults in North Derbyshire. The needs of the patients, their families, friends and carers are fundamental to the philosophy of the Hospice.



Our aim is to enable people with life-limiting illnesses to have access to appropriate professional assistance and care and to help patients achieve the best possible quality of life in accordance with their wishes. We do not charge patients for the services we provide.



Ashgate Hospice has a full range of services provided by a multi-disciplinary team led by two Consultants in Palliative Medicine and includes: -


  • Doctors


  • Nurses


  • Physiotherapists


  • Occupational Therapists


  • Social Workers


  • Lymphoedema Team


  • Hospital-Based Nurses


  • Home Care


  • Bereavement Service and Chaplains



The clinical team work together with a support team consisting of: -


  • Caterers


  • Stewards


  • Housekeepers


  • Drivers


  • Groundsmen


  • Administrative


  • Finance


  • Fundraising staff


These teams all come together to provide the excellent, specialised service that we are renowned for. Ashgate Hospice also provides education, training, support and advice in palliative care to health workers in the community.



Ashgate Hospice employs 130 staff in clinical and support positions helped by 200 volunteers who assist at Ashgate Hospice, the charity shops, and in fundraising.

How Much Do We Need To Raise?

It costs Ashgate Hospice nealy £5 million a year to provide these valuable services, of which £2.7 million needs to be raised purely through voluntary contributions and fundraising.

Ashgate Hospice offers a number of ways for everyone to help, including: -


  • Exciting events


  • Regular giving


  • Payroll giving


  • Volunteer opportunities


  • Shops


  • Lottery


And much more!



Without the help of local people, groups and companies, Ashgate Hospice would simply not be able to continue providing its vital services to the community. Without your help, Ashgate Hospice would simply not be able continue providing its vital services to local people.

What Can You Do To Help?

Ashgate Hospice relies greatly on the generosity of the general public to ensure our vital services continue to be provided. Whether you decide to make a cash donation, give regularly, leave a gift to Ashgate Hospice in your Will or support Ashgate Hospice with a fundraising event, your support is greatly appreciated. There are many other ways you can help too, including joining our Lottery and being in with the chance of winning £1,000 each week, visiting one of our charity shops, donating your good quality unwanted items, getting your company involved by having a collecting box or joining in one of our fun days, to even following us on social networking sites including Facebook and Twitter, see the links to the side.

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