Chesterfield MP visits Ashgate Hospiccare during Hospice Care Week

Chesterfield MP Toby Perkins, far right, visited the town's Ashgate Hospicecare to learn about the charity's work across Derbyshire.
Chesterfield MP Toby Perkins, far right, visited the town's Ashgate Hospicecare to learn about the charity's work across Derbyshire.

Chesterfield MP Toby Perkins has visited the town’s Ashgate Hospicecare to learn about the charity’s wonderful work across Derbyshire. The MP met staff and patients during the visit which coincided with Hospice Care Week.

Mr Perkins said: “We all know someone who’s been to Ashgate Hospicecare. It’s an inspirational place. They need local fundraising more than ever.”

Throughout Hospice Care Week, people across North Derbyshire held fundraising events which raised over £8,000 for the charity. Budding fundraisers can email fundraising@ashgatehospice.nhs.uk or call 01246 567250.