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by SMNET at 13:01
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On 15th September on a sunny autumnal morning at the beautiful setting of Rownhams House in Southampton, Neighbourhood Midwives and SMNET held their first joint workshop aimed at inspiring and informing those starting on the journey to becoming a midwife.

The workshop was led by midwives who have experience of working in many different midwifery settings (including caseloading), an experienced midwifery lecturer and most importantly a current student midwife!
The aims of the day were: to understand in detail what a midwife does and what her role entails; to explore why the individual wants to become a midwife; and finally to be able to communicate this in the application process for a place at university.

The day was delivered in a experiential workshop style that involved individual work, group work as well as hearing from the ‘experts’ – the women (in the form of birth stories), the experienced midwives and the student.

The feedback from the participants was extremely positive,...
by iolaus at 21:47
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Do you have any questions regarding Group B Strep?

Group B Strep Support (GBSS) will be here on 2nd October to answer any questions you may have on this infection which can cause stillbirth and neonatal death.

While you can ask questions on the night if you put them on this thread we can ask on your behalf - or you can remind yourself

Hope to see you all there 7.30 on 2nd October 2014
by mothgirl at 00:40
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Come and join us in the SMNET Plus! Zone for our New Starters Revision session!

22nd September at 7.45pm

The session will cover topics commonly studied in the early weeks and months of a Midwifery Degree, although different Universities will cover slightly different things.

This will be a great session for any New Starter, a great refresher for those further on in training, or a great insight for those at the application stages!

Not a Plus! Member yet? Why not upgrade? We offer monthly revision sessions, weekly debates and much more. See here http://www.studentmidwife.net/account/upgrades for further information and to upgrade!

We look forward to seeing you :-)
by Nanny Plum at 07:25
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Woop Woop, it is quiz time again :party:

Join us on Sunday 21st September for our monthly nursing quiz. Join in the fun of pre-quiz chatter 7:30 for a 8pm start. Keep your eyes peeled for the banner which will appear as by magic and whisk you away to the magical quiz area of SMNET!


This quiz will help your basic knowledge of nursing as you embark on your exciting journey as a student nurses. This months quiz is for new starters ONLY. Everyone else is welcome to join in but you will not be eligible to win the prize.

Dress Code: Pj's, or Onesies
Required items: cake and wine or appropriate alternative :snack:

As always, thanks go to Elsevier for the prize as follows:
£50 ebook voucher
by mothgirl at 23:22
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Well done to all the entrants of this month’s New Starters Quiz! It was another very busy quiz, and scores at the top were very tight!

Here are the scores. Drum roll please.... :kicking:

In 1st place is @subtlerevulsion with an impressive score of 37.5. subtlerevulsion wins £100 of book vouchers!
In 2nd place is @LulaBop with 36.5 points - £75 worth of book vouchers for you!
And in 3rd place is @PoppingCandy closely behind with 36 points! Enjoy your vouchers worth £25

Well done all of you! :clap:

Please can you private message the ever wonderful @Nanny Plum to claim your prize.

A special mention also goes to @aureycat who had the top score of 42 points - but wasn't eligible to claim a prize. However, you will be eligible to enter the next quiz winners quiz :)

Thank you to everyone who entered the quiz and took part on the night! And if it was your first quiz -...