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Ashgate Hospice is an independent registered charity that provides specialist palliative care, both in the hospice andcommunity 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 palliative care requirements 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.
The Hospice has 24-hour medical availability, the medical team being led by two Consultants in Palliative Medicine and, with its full range of services provided by a multi-disciplinary team, is at the forefront of specialist palliative care provision. The team includes Doctors, Nurses, Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Social Workers, Lymphoedema team and Chaplain and a Support Staff team of Caterers, Stewards, Housekeepers, Drivers, Groundsman, Administrative, Finance and Fundraising staff.
The Hospice employs 130 staff in clinical and support positions helped by an additional 165 volunteers who assist in the Hospice, with fundraising and at the Hospice Charity Shops.
Open all the time
SK 380711 53.23565 -1.43107
From junction 29 of M1 take A617 to Chesterfield (approx 4 miles). At roundabout select middle lane and take 2nd exit. At next roundabout select left lane and take 1st exit (towards Chatsworth). At traffic lights select right hand lane and go straight on. At traffic light controlled roundabout (B&Q) take 2nd exit (Chatsworth Road). Follow road for approx ½ mile. Keep in right hand lane. At traffic lights go straight ahead on to Old Road . At traffic lights go straight ahead. Follow road to mini round about. At mini roundabout ahead. At the end of the road turn left on to Ashgate Road. Follow road for approx ½ Ashgate Hospice is on the right.
Follow A617 to M1 motorway roundabout, then follow route from North/South.
Follow A619 into Chesterfield. At traffic lights just past Brookfield Community School turn left (Storrs Road) and follow road to mini roundabout at end. Turn left (Old Road). Follow road for approx ¼ mile. Turn left on to Ashgate Road. Follow road for approx ½ Ashgate Hospice is on the right.
: 1 mile from Chesterfield station
- Children welcome