Changing the conversation about work and cancer


UK Furlough January 2021: what you need to know.

14th January 2021


As we navigate another lockdown that may last until 31 March 2021, WWC’s Associate, Génevie Kuiper-Isaacson, provides some essential guidance on the amended furlough rules. The full article can be found here

Cancer, work and Covid 19: Line managers and HR play a critical role. By Barbara Wilson

9th December 2020


….‘These managers, supported and empowered by HR, helped our coachees feel part of the team; they felt reassured, valued, not forgotten, and more in control of their lives. And regaining control over your life after a cancer diagnosis is an important milestone on the road to recovery.’ As one might expect, some people have had… [Read More]

Helping to rebuild and reshape the working lives of those affected by cancer. By Barbara Wilson. 


‘………. the critical assumption employers tend to make, a common error, is that they will be dealing with exactly the same person who went off sick some months ago, that they will soon be ‘back to normal’. So, what else can an employer do to support an employee who is still coming to terms with… [Read More]

A Nurse’s Experience of COVID 19, cancer and working from home

8th December 2020


Anne Wareing, a WWC coachee, shares her experience as a nurse dealing with COVID 19, cancer and working from home. I began this year with a new job, new uniform and a plan for returning to work as a nurse after my diagnosis and treatment for Non–Hodgkin’s lymphoma in 2019.  I was looking forward to… [Read More]



Claire Slade, a WWC coachee and former senior partner in a GP practice, has written a blog about trying to come to terms with her bowel cancer diagnosis. As a 40 year old, who has just retired from her GP partnership, you would be forgiven for thinking I might not be the best advert for… [Read More]

RedArc adds specialist cancer organisation to its partner panel

17th November 2020


We are pleased to confirm that WWC’s coaching and training support has been added to the panel of additional services offered by RedArc nurses, thus expanding the range of their services and the range of clients WWC will be able to support. Barbara Wilson commented “Every two minutes someone is diagnosed with cancer so we can… [Read More]

It’s time to reimagine care and transform breast cancer together, argues MEP Frances Fitzgerald

5th November 2020


MEP Frances Fitzgerald, a member of Parliament’s Women’s Rights and Gender Equality Committee, has written an opinion piece for The Parliament Magazine in #EPGenderEqualityWeek.  She says it’s now more important than ever to ensure minimum disruption to the treatment and lives of patients suffering from conditions such as breast cancer.  The full article can be… [Read More]

Transforming Breast Cancer Together: Bridging the Gap in Breast Cancer Care

27th October 2020


Breast  cancer  is the  most  common  cancer  among  women  in  Europe,  yet  there  are  still huge gaps  in  breast  cancer  care.  The  current  pandemic  has  deepened  these  challenges,  as the continuity of treatments and care for patients have been severely disrupted.  To raise  awareness  on this pressing  issue,  Transforming  Breast  Cancer  Together  recently organised  a… [Read More]

Developing the WWC Career Coaching Workbook

29th September 2020


WWC Associate, Sarah Dawson, explains how WWC’s Career Coaching Workbook was created.  Read the full article here

What we are learning about work and cancer during Covid 19


WWC’s founder, Barbara Wilson, writes about the impact of Covid on the people we are coaching to try and draw some initial conclusions.   Read the full article here

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