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  1. Welcome to SMNET!

    Welcome to the world's largest education based online midwifery community. Pop in here to introduce yourself, make friends, catch up on the latest midwifery news and win midwifery goodies.
  2. Getting Started

    All you need to get you started if you are considering a career in midwifery or nursing. Advice, guidance and support for those applying or preparing for interview.
    1. Thinking Of Applying

      Thinking of becoming a midwife or nurse? Find support, guidance, advice and lots of like minded folks to help you on your way to achieving your dream career.
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    2. Applications and Interviews

      Get support in applying and share in the highs and the lows of the application process, with official threads for each University.
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    3. Student Midwife To Be Discussion

      This area is for people with offers of a place at university. Come here to share your questions, concerns and meet other student midwives to be. For interview or application information please see Applications, Interviews & Open days
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  3. Midwifery Forums

    Everything you wanted to know about the world of midwifery.
    1. Midwifery News & Announcements

      Discuss the latest developments and news from the world of midwifery here
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    2. General Midwifery Discussions

      A place for general midwifery discussion and debate.
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    3. Assignments, Dissertations & Exams (Midwifery)

      Support, guidance and discussion with midwifery assignments, dissertations, exams and projects.
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    4. Clinical Placements & Electives (Midwifery)

      Ask questions and share your placement experiences and thoughts.
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    5. Clinical Skills & Assessments (Midwifery)

      Discuss clinical skills, completing your portfolio and preparing for (and surviving!) clinical assessments.
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    6. Beautiful Breastfeeding

      A forum dedicated to breastfeeding education, awareness, discussion and debate.
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    7. Midwifery Outside of the UK

      Students and Midwives of the world unite! Come share your experiences, knowledge, practice and thoughts with your international friends.
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  4. Nursing Forums

    Everything you want to know or ask about the world of Nursing.
    1. Nursing News & Announcements

      Discuss the latest developments and news from the world of nursing here.
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    2. Nursing Applications, Interviews & Open Days

      Want to know where the open days are, whose going, how to apply and survive the interview process? Get your info top tips here!
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    3. General Nursing Discussions

      A place for general nursing discussion and debate.
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    4. Assignments, Dissertations and Exams (Nursing)

      Support, guidance and discussion with nursing assignments, dissertations, exams and projects.
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    5. Clinical Placements and Electives (Nursing)

      Ask questions and share your placement experiences and thoughts.
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    6. Clinical Skills & Assessments (Nursing)

      Discuss clinical skills, completing your portfolio and preparing for (and surviving!) clinical assessments.
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    7. Nursing Outside of the UK

      Students and Nurses of the world unite! Come share your experiences, knowledge, practice and thoughts with your international friends.
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    8. SMNET Nurse Educational Resources

      Useful films, articles, links and resources for student nurses.
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  5. Working Life

    SMNET life doesn't need to end because you have a PIN, find post qualified support and guidance here.
    1. The Coffee Room

      For general chat amongst RMs
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    2. Magical Midwifery Moments

      For RMs and NQM to share your success stories and positive moments!
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    3. Applying For Jobs

      You made it!! Discuss preparation and get help with your CV and applications.
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    4. Life with a PIN

      A place to chat, laugh, cry, debate and discuss life as a practising midwife or nurse. Discuss supervision, prep, CPD, mentorship, general working life and everything to do with the job.
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    5. Mentorship

      Studenthood from the opposite side. Discuss your mentoring issues here.
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    6. Job Vacancies

      The very latest and greatest midwifery related jobs!
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  6. Educational Resources & Research

    Educational resources and references to support your learning. Content in this area covers many aspects of midwifery and may link to (or include) content in various types of media from third parties.
    1. Guidance, Policy and Recommendations

      Relevant policy, best practice guidance and recommendations from NICE, NMC and other professional bodies.
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    2. Educational Media

      Expand your knowledge with Videos, TV Programmes and other Media
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    3. Educational Articles and Books

      A host of articles, books and useful links to inform clinical practice and gain knowledge.
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    4. Historical Interest

      Come learn about our shared history, and post your views, articles and pictures here.
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    5. Glossary and Definitions of Terms

      Your guide to terminology used in Midwifery and Nursing.
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    6. Midwifery Events and Study Days

      Come here to find and discuss events and study days listed in our events calendar.
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  7. Life in General

    Fancy a new dress, haircut or holiday? Are you worried about a difficult situation or struggling to deal with emotions? Is your partner not giving you the support you need? Need help on a recipe or what to make for dessert (we love dessert!!) Discuss all these and much more about general life in this area.
    1. General Chat

      Pop the kettle on, put your feet up and stop by for a chin wag!
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    2. Money & Finances

      Come here to discuss bursary, fees, funding, benefits, transport, childcare and other financial issues.
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    3. Managing Emotions

      We are all here to support you with the thoughts and feelings that can occur whilst in placement, at uni or just life in general. Advice, guidance, love and cyber cuddles can be found within. This section is dedicated to the memory of NQM Theresa Naish.
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    4. Food, Lifestyle, Health & Beauty

      Come here to discuss food, recipes, healthy living, beauty and all matters to do with lifestyle!
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  8. Additional Forums

    Forums in this section are highly focused on midwifery support, guidance, learning as well as help for those who are looking seriously to become a midwife.
    1. Competitions

      Win fabulous prizes with SMNET!
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    2. SMNET Buy, Sell & Swap - Member Classifieds

      This area has been created to allow members to buy, sell, give away or swap their unwanted midwifery / nursing books & equipment. Please ONLY use this area for midwifery and nursing related items - We are not ebay. Please don't post links to other sites or use this area to promote your business.
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  9. Education Providers

    Come and find your University or Higher Education provider!! Enjoy discussion with future students and current students at all the Midwifery Universities as well as colleges and leading Distance Learning providers across the UK.
    1. Universities

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    2. Colleges

      This section has forums relating to college courses and study at colleges - these courses cover Access to Midwifery / Higher Education and A-Levels
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    3. Distance Learning (Online)

      This section is for those studying on, or considering distance learning. Come and discuss online learning, A levels, Access to HE, get support and find others in the same position.
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