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StudentMidwife.NET

  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.
    1. SMNET Announcements

      Updates, news and announcements from the SMNET team.
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      lollyp0p Latest: April Midwifery Quiz Winners!! lollyp0p, Apr 14, 2015 at 20:31
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  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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      Thusain1 Latest: University of Northampton 2015 Thusain1, Apr 18, 2015 at 23:41
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    3. Access to Higher Education: Nursing, Midwifery and Healthcare Professions

      Come here to get support and guidance if you are studying on an Access to HE course.
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    4. A Levels and Others

      Come here to get support and direction with A levels, AS levels and other qualifications.
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      jess314 Latest: Apply for midwifery straight from alevels jess314, Apr 16, 2015 at 21:17
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    5. 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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      Klord Latest: Any current CCCU or Greenwich students?? Klord, Apr 17, 2015 at 22:41
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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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      Sunny Latest: ITV to show comedy series about a male midwife Sunny, Apr 18, 2015 at 22:24
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    2. General Midwifery Discussions

      A place for general midwifery discussion and debate.
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      Izzysmummy Latest: Today I did ....... for the first time Izzysmummy, Apr 18, 2015 at 22:40
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    3. Assignments, Dissertations & Exams (Midwifery)

      Support, guidance and discussion with midwifery assignments, dissertations, exams and projects.
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      Wozza Latest: For everyone writing their dissertation Wozza, Apr 18, 2015 at 08:53
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    4. Clinical Placements & Electives (Midwifery)

      Ask questions and share your placement experiences and thoughts.
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      Mrs Bear Latest: Catch of the week - 13/04/15 Mrs Bear, Apr 18, 2015 at 23:04
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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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      Wozza Latest: osce/viva - pph Wozza, Apr 15, 2015 at 22:12
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    6. Beautiful Breastfeeding

      A forum dedicated to breastfeeding education, awareness, discussion and debate.
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      LulaBop Latest: Anatomy of the breast LulaBop, Apr 17, 2015 at 13:39
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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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      tumblebee Latest: Laurentian 2015 Applicants tumblebee, Apr 18, 2015 at 23:10
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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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      Mrs Bear Latest: Health visitor interview Mrs Bear, Apr 13, 2015 at 23:04
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    3. General Nursing Discussions

      A place for general nursing discussion and debate.
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      jtnf Latest: Day in the life of.......... jtnf, Mar 17, 2015
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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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      ElflinBean Latest: First year, first essay! ElflinBean, Apr 5, 2015
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    5. Clinical Placements and Electives (Nursing)

      Ask questions and share your placement experiences and thoughts.
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      Kayl6449 Latest: Your Dream Nursing Placement Kayl6449, Apr 16, 2015 at 23:25
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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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      road less travelled Latest: Educational Games road less travelled, Dec 11, 2014
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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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      FluffySocks Latest: The 'Wow' Moments... FluffySocks, Apr 8, 2015
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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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      SuperGirl09 Latest: Band 6...how long? SuperGirl09, Apr 18, 2015 at 11:29
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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 jobs! This forum is sponsored by Nurses.co.uk
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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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      Fydwraig Latest: PROMPT Manual Fydwraig, Apr 16, 2015 at 23:22
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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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      2012Student Latest: Epilepsy in Pregnancy 2012Student, Apr 2, 2015
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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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      Sunny Latest: What age did you let your child play out? Sunny, Apr 18, 2015 at 22:37
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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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      Bakeoff95 Latest: A job on the side Bakeoff95, Apr 18, 2015 at 11:07
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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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      billsthebest08 Latest: Baby Catcher by Penny Vincent billsthebest08, Apr 18, 2015 at 22:57
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