The chairman of a Hampshire hospice has said that the Duchess of Cambridge has provided a "real boost" for its families.
Professor Khalid Aziz, chairman of Naomi House, which was opened by the Prince of Wales in 1997, said: "We are delighted that Her Royal Highness has chosen Naomi House to visit at the start of Children's Hospice Week.
"Her presence has provided a real boost for our families, our volunteers and all our dedicated staff who were thrilled to meet her."
The Duchess of Cambridge today visited a hospice in Hampshire as part of Children's Hospice Week.
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