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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.
    1. SMNET Announcements
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      Updates, news and announcements from the SMNET team.
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      Latest: The BIG FAT MIDWIFERY Quiz of the Year! lozzio89, Dec 21, 2014 at 21:12
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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
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      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
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      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: Edinburgh Napier University 2015 HazeyDaze, Dec 22, 2014 at 01:49
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    3. Access to Higher Education: Nursing, Midwifery and Healthcare Professions
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      Come here to get support and guidance if you are studying on an Access to HE course.
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      Latest: Access students before 2014 lozzio89, Dec 21, 2014 at 21:11
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    4. A Levels and Others
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      Come here to get support and direction with A levels, AS levels and other qualifications.
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      Latest: What do I do now? Shamilah, Dec 20, 2014 at 17:41
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    5. Student Midwife To Be Discussion
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      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
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      Discuss the latest developments and news from the world of midwifery here
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      Latest: New domestic abuse law Honey Monster, Dec 19, 2014 at 01:35
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    2. General Midwifery Discussions
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      A place for general midwifery discussion and debate.
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    3. Assignments, Dissertations & Exams (Midwifery)
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      Support, guidance and discussion with midwifery assignments, dissertations, exams and projects.
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    4. Clinical Placements & Electives (Midwifery)
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      Ask questions and share your placement experiences and thoughts.
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      Latest: COTW having a festive break??! aureycat, Dec 21, 2014 at 23:44
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    5. Clinical Skills & Assessments (Midwifery)
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      Discuss clinical skills, completing your portfolio and preparing for (and surviving!) clinical assessments.
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      Latest: membrane sweep Wozza, Dec 4, 2014
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    6. Midwifery Outside of the UK
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      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
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      Discuss the latest developments and news from the world of nursing here.
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    2. Nursing Applications, Interviews & Open Days
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      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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      Latest: Overexcited Student Nurses 2015 STMW2016, Dec 17, 2014 at 18:10
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    3. General Nursing Discussions
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      A place for general nursing discussion and debate.
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      Latest: Renal dyalisis unit volunteer FutureMidwife1998, Dec 19, 2014 at 22:30
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    4. Assignments, Dissertations and Exams (Nursing)
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      Support, guidance and discussion with nursing assignments, dissertations, exams and projects.
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      Latest: Health promotion adult nursing gerty1978, Dec 16, 2014 at 18:28
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    5. Clinical Placements and Electives (Nursing)
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      Ask questions and share your placement experiences and thoughts.
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    6. Clinical Skills & Assessments (Nursing)
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      Discuss clinical skills, completing your portfolio and preparing for (and surviving!) clinical assessments.
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    7. Nursing Outside of the UK
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      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
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      Useful films, articles, links and resources for student nurses.
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      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
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      For general chat amongst RMs
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      Latest: Need a housemate in London? mcm7201, Dec 4, 2014
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    2. Magical Midwifery Moments
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      For RMs and NQM to share your success stories and positive moments!
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      Latest: The 'Wow' Moments... midwifery4me, Dec 10, 2014
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    3. Applying For Jobs
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      You made it!! Discuss preparation and get help with your CV and applications.
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      Latest: Antenatal Clinic Administrator Sunny, Dec 20, 2014 at 23:10
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    4. Life with a PIN
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      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
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      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
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      Relevant policy, best practice guidance and recommendations from NICE, NMC and other professional bodies.
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    2. Educational Media
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      Expand your knowledge with Videos, TV Programmes and other Media
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    3. Educational Articles and Books
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      A host of articles, books and useful links to inform clinical practice and gain knowledge.
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    4. Historical Interest
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      Come learn about our shared history, and post your views, articles and pictures here.
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    5. Glossary and Definitions of Terms
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      Your guide to terminology used in Midwifery and Nursing.
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      Latest: Common Abbreviations PurpleStar, Jun 12, 2013
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    6. Events and Study Days
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      Come here to find 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
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      Pop the kettle on, put your feet up and stop by for a chin wag!
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      Latest: Bad chat up lines Big hairy bloke, Dec 21, 2014 at 18:57
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    2. Money & Finances
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      Come here to discuss bursary, fees, funding, benefits, transport, childcare and other financial issues.
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    3. Managing Emotions
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      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
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      Come here to discuss food, recipes, healthy living, beauty and all matters to do with lifestyle!
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      Latest: Alternative Christmas pudding Cowgirly, Dec 18, 2014 at 17:15
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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
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      Win fabulous prizes with SMNET!
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    2. SMNET Buy, Sell & Swap - Member Classifieds
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      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: Which books do you need for CDU BMID 2015 SMNET, Dec 17, 2014 at 09:37
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