A meeting to discuss the work and service The Hospice of St Francis provides will take place next week.

The hospice’s Annual General Meeting will take place from 7pm until 9pm on Thursday, September 24 at The Hospice of St Francis in Berkhamsted.

The event is open to everyone across the hospice’s catchment from the Langleys to Tring from Harpenden to the Chalfonts.

There will be a financial update, a summary of the past year from chairman of the board of trustees, Charles Toner, and a presentation from the Hospice’s new CEO Steve Jamieson.

Mr Jamieson said: "It is really important that the public understands the work we do at the hospice and how they can help us.

"Our vision is to provide excellent care through collaboration, innovation and education.

"We will only achieve this with the support of our community."

Drinks and canapés will be serves after the meeting.

For more information or if you would like to attend, email Christine.russell@stfrancis.org.uk.