EMCC UK Health & Wellbeing Special Interest Group

Anne Pike
Special guest Anne Pike, Head of the Fountain Centre, shares the story of the development of a regular coaching service to patients at the Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust.

Hosted by Andrew Parsons PhD, this virtual group is open to all EMCC UK members and non-members who have an interest in, or work in the Health & Wellbeing Coaching & Mentoring Sector. The intent is to meet bi-monthly with guest speakers, networking opportunities, latest thoughts on coaching and mentoring techniques, accreditation, CPD and aims to build a specific community with shared experiences.

Join us for a 6pm start. The session will run for 60 minutes.

Organiser and special guest

This group will be hosted by Andrew Parsons PhD with Special Guest Ann Pike SROT. 

Anne is Head of the Fountain Centre, and Surrey and Sussex co-lead for personalised care and support

The Fountain Centre has been providing a regular coaching service to patients at the Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust since 2014. Anne will share the story of the development of the service and its integration with other approaches at the centre and hospital.

Three key elements will be discussed and include:

Mechanisms of support for the volunteer coaches
Development of resources and best practice methodologies
Boundaries of practice between coaching, psychotherapy and other complementary approaches 

The presentation will be interactive and provide an opportunity for Q&A with the coaching volunteers.

About the Fountain Centre

The Fountain Centre is an independent charity that supports anyone impacted by cancer under the medical care of St Luke’s Cancer Centre covering 1.3 million people across Surrey, Sussex and Hampshire. As a regional out-patients service St Luke’s provides chemotherapy, radiotherapy and brachytherapy with a 36-bed inpatient ward and a teenage cancer unit. The charity is located within the grounds of the hospital and provides supportive services such access to information, delivering complementary therapies and providing emotional support through counselling and coaching. In addition, there is also a family service supporting children of patients.

All these services are provided either 1:1 or as part of a group to support holistic care for patients and families with a cancer diagnosis. The centre supports clients through all stages of the cancer journey that include diagnosis, treatment, living with and beyond cancer. This also includes those who are living with secondary cancers, metastatic disease or during palliative and end of life care. 

You can support the Fountain Centre here.


This group is free to EMCC UK members, free to non-members for the first three sessions then £8.33 + VAT to non-members thereafter.

For EMCC UK members, please sign in using your login name and password, and register.

For non-EMCC UK members, please create an account to register, your details will only be used for the purposes of event bookings.

You will receive your Zoom login details a day prior to the session, we look forward to seeing you on the day.

Future session dates for your diary

20th May 2021 – Session details and guest speaker to be confirmed

3/11/2021 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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