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Who is the Governing Body of Netball in England?

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National Governing Body for Netball: Who is the Governing Body of Netball in England? England Netball is the National Governing Body and is responsible for all aspects of Netball in England. The Head Office, situated in Hitchin, Hertfordshire deals with the day to day administration of the Association through its full and part time employees. In addition, various aspects of the work are dealt with by a network of full and part time people working for the Association in the Counties and Regions, carrying out specific roles to ensure continued growth and development of the sport. The differing needs of each area of work of the Association is headed up by the appropriate committees - these include Technical Committees such as Coaching and Umpiring, as well as committees to deal with Events, a Schools Committee and a Regional Chairpersons Committee. The Board of Directors is responsible for implementing policy and is made up from the Chairpersons of each of the Committees, as well as its Chairman, Vice Chairman and Treasurer elected annually by the Members at the AGM of England Netball. All England Netball Committee Members work on a voluntary basis. Since All England Netball Association is a Limited Company, the Board of Directors are the Directors of the Association. ...read more.

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* Information, advice and support direct from our County, Regional and National networks. * Free copy per club of the magazine "Netball", annual report and handbook. * Access to England Netball mail order schemes. * Access to advice, support and information from England Netball. In addition to the direct benefits that you receive, or opt into, England Netball is constantly working to raise the profile of Netball with agencies and organisations so that the sport can continue to develop and hopefully receive the recognition it really deserves. Since 1998 Netball has featured in the Commonwealth Games and has now been nominated a "Core Sport". England came 4th at the Manchester 2002 Commonwealth Games which is one place down from their Bronze Medal placing in Kuala Lumpar in 1998. A major part of England Netball's work is centred on securing the future of the sport for young people, without them there would be no future for Netball. Resources are available through England Netball Merchandise and the Development department to support clubs and schools who are willing to enhance their support to young Netballers. England Netball has been and continues to be a strong supporter of the Active Sports Programme, a government scheme, funded by the lottery, which helps put the resources into the grass roots of the sport. ...read more.

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Popular cough and cold medicines like Day Nurse and Sudafed contain banned stimulants. Herbal preparations like Ginseng may also contain unlabelled stimulants and guarana contains a very large amount of caffeine. Caffeine in very large doses is also a stimulant, but ordinary coffee drinking is absolutely fine. If in doubt, check with the pharmacist when you buy medicines over the counter or telephone: Sports Council Anti Doping Directorate - 020 7380 8033 So what is safe to take? All antibiotics, all oral contraceptives, all preparations for the skin. PAIN RELIEF - Aspirin, Paracetamol, Codine, Dihydrocodeine, Dextropoxyphene (e.g. Coproxomal), all non-steroidal anti inflammatory drugs such as Ibuprofen and Voltarol. This includes preparations for migraine such as Migraleve. COLDS AND COUGHS - Most antihistamines, Pholcodeine, Guiaphenesin, Dextromethorphan. HAY FEVER - most antihistamines, Haymine is banned it contains ephedrine Nasal sprays such as Beconase Eye drops such as sodium cromoglycate. ASTHMA - Many athletes suffer from asthma and need continuous treatment. The necessary drugs are taken by inhaler and the following if inhaled are permitted substances. Sodium - Cromoglycate - Theophylline - Salbutamol - Terbutaline - Salmeterol - Beclomethasone - Fluticason Any player with Asthma on continuous treatment should notify the medical officer of the Netball Association in writing of the necessary medicines they are taking. BANNED - Products containing Phenylpropanolmine, Epgedrine, Pseudoephdrine, Phenylephride. EXAMPLES - Sudafed, Lemsip, Benyline Day, Contac 400 ...read more.

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