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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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      Latest: SMNET's Summer Breastival 1-7 Aug Choupinelo, Jul 28, 2014 at 22:33
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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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      Latest: HELP ME LouisaMoon, Jul 29, 2014 at 21:29
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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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      Latest: Overexcited student midwives to be 2015 Charlie1293, Jul 30, 2014 at 03:32
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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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      Latest: what to take??! JessHelloKitty, Jul 30, 2014 at 01:04
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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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  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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      Latest: refusal of vitamin K controversy... WithTheseHands, Jul 30, 2014 at 03:13
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    3. Assignments, Dissertations & Exams (Midwifery)

      Support, guidance and discussion with midwifery assignments, dissertations, exams and projects.
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      Latest: Dissertation Ideas Wormella, Jul 24, 2014 at 15:43
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    4. Clinical Placements & Electives (Midwifery)

      Ask questions and share your placement experiences and thoughts.
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      Latest: 2nd years - how is everyone getting on? Wozza, Jul 29, 2014 at 23:45
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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. 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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      Latest: Maternity care in Papua New Guinea SuzyBlue, Jul 26, 2014 at 23:45
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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. General Nursing Discussions

      A place for general nursing discussion and debate.
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      Latest: Have I made the right decision? Bexstar3, Jul 29, 2014 at 22:11
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    3. Assignments, Dissertations and Exams (Nursing)

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

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

      Discuss clinical skills, completing your portfolio and preparing for (and surviving!) clinical assessments.
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    6. 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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      Latest: Nursing abroad Bexstar3, Jun 29, 2014
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    7. SMNET Nurse Educational Resources

      Useful films, articles, links and resources for student nurses.
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    8. 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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  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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      Latest: midwifery in other countries aunty3, Jul 24, 2014 at 10:07
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    2. Magical Midwifery Moments

      For RMs and NQM to share your success stories and positive moments!
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      Latest: The 'Wow' Moments... sunshine7, Jul 20, 2014
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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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      Latest: Accomadation query Toadinthehole, Jul 29, 2014 at 20:52
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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.
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    5. Supervision, Prep, CPD & Career Development

      For discussions surrounding your future plans or supervision issues.
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    6. Mentorship

      Studenthood from the opposite side. Discuss your mentoring issues here.
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      Latest: What Makes A 'Good' Mentor? nootnoot, Jan 25, 2014
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    7. 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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    4. Historical Interest

      Come learn about our shared history, and post your views, articles and pictures here.
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      Latest: Midwifery history museum jessehcar, Jul 29, 2014 at 12:19
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    5. Glossary and Definitions of Terms

      Your guide to terminology used in Midwifery and Nursing.
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      Latest: Common Abbreviations MrsCavill, Jul 20, 2014
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    6. Events and Study Days

      Come here to find discuss events and study days listed in our events calendar.
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    7. The SMNET Book Exchange

      Post on copies of your favourite used and well thumbed books to other SMNETTERS here. Come and grab yourself a copy of something fabulous!
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      Latest: Wanted: Various midwifery textbooks LoveMidwifery123, Jul 27, 2014 at 20:55
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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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      Latest: Weddings 2014 gizmopatch, Jul 29, 2014 at 08:15
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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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      Latest: Two degrees? Cowgirly, Jul 29, 2014 at 18:36
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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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  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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      Latest: Selling midwifery textbooks ecafano, Jul 29, 2014 at 11:47
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  9. University Hubs

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