First Aid session for 6 – 12 year olds

First Aid session for 6 12 year olds

Come and join us for a fun and interactive First Aid session for 6 – 12 year olds in August. Parents are welcome to drop off or stay with their child. After the session they will receive a certificate of attendance. If you would like to book on, please call us on 01276 586943 or email us […]

Autism Acceptance Week

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People with autism experience lifelong developmental disabilities that affect the way they communicate and interact with others. It is estimated that there are around 700,000 autistic adults and children in the UK. Please watch this short video which explains how it feels to have autism through the eyes of someone that experiences it every day […]

The importance of registering defibrillator’s

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The Circuit is a defibrillator network, providing a nationwide overview of where defibrillators can be found. Many defibrillators never get used because emergency services don’t know where they are or how to access them – this can cost lives, and that’s why it is so important to make sure every defibrillator is registered! Currently less […]

Choking in children

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Choking in children can be really frightening. Children, especially those between the ages of 1 and 5, often put objects in their mouths. They do this as part of their exploration of the world. They have narrow airways and are still learning how to chew, breathe, and swallow properly (add talking or moving around and […]

Brain tumours in children and young people

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As it’s Brain Tumour Awareness month we thought it would be helpful to do a blog on the signs and symptoms of brain tumours in children. Around 500 children and young people in the UK are diagnosed with a brain tumour each year. While brain tumours are rare, it is important to be aware of […]

Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

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March is Ovarian Cancer Awareness month. About 7,400 women are diagnosed with cancer of the ovary (ovarian cancer) each year in the UK. Cancer of the ovary occurs when abnormal cells begin to grow and divide uncontrollably. A growth (tumour) will eventually form. Cancer cells gradually invade surrounding tissues if they are not detected early. […]

Cross Counties Training Newsletter

Monthly Newsletter

Welcome to the first edition of our monthly newsletter! We are excited to share some updates and news with you as our company continues to grow. Please have a read https://mailchi.mp/91aac0e6ddbe/cross-counties-training-newsletter

Cardiovascular Disease (CVD)

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Cardiovascular disease (CVD), also known as heart or circulatory disease, refers to conditions that affect your heart or circulation. The most common of these are hypertension, strokes, and vascular dementia. Coronary heart disease refers to conditions that narrow or block blood vessels (coronary heart disease). Angina, heart attacks, and strokes can result from this. There […]

Children’s mental health matters

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In support of Children’s Mental Health Week, we wanted to highlight the growing concern about mental health in children and how we can help. During Children’s Mental Health Week we want all children and young people, whoever they are, and wherever they are in the world, to be able to say – and believe – […]

Measles

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The UK is in the grip of a sudden spike in measles, with health officials declaring the outbreak a ‘national incident’. The surge has been linked to a decline in vaccine uptake, as a rise in health disinformation and ‘anti-vax’ conspiracy theories has put parents off getting their children jabbed. The region has seen the […]