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Working After Cancer – series of one-day workshops

Posted: 14th April 2017

We are running a series of one-day workshops this year for the Lymphoma Association in partnership with Shine Cancer Support.  The first workshop was held in Southampton in March. The second workshop will be held in Manchester on Wednesday 7th June with two more planned this year in Newcastle and London. If you would be interested in… [Read More]

Cancer in The Workplace Report: Role of Coaching

Posted: 10th February 2017

Last year Barbara Wilson contributed to a project run by the Economist Intelligence Unit, commissioned by Bristol Myers Squibb, about Cancer in the Workplace. The report concludes that there is significant room for improvement in company policies and practices to strengthen workplace support for those affected by cancer and those steps are: improving access to… [Read More]

Rethinking Cancer: Realising the potential for improved survival

Posted: 5th May 2016

In December Barbara attended a parliamentary round table discussion hosted by Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS).  The meeting brought together Parliamentarians, policy experts and patient groups to consider the implications for patients, employers, the economy and society at large. The event followed a recent report supported by BMS and prepared by the International Longevity Centre – UK (ILC-UK). In Rethinking… [Read More]

Working With Schroders

Posted: 23rd March 2016

Barbara Wilson speaks to ‘Inside Schroders’ about the work that she and her associates are doing to support people affected by cancer, including carers, with returning to work and also about the ground breaking work Working With Cancer is undertaking in collaboration with the Maggies Centres which Schroders is sponsoring. Read Inside Schroders article here

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