Membership of the MGNS is open to anyone working in or having an interest in gastrointestinal nursing, including those nurses with a medical or surgical nursing background, endoscopy nursing and those practitioners with a specialist interest in nursing diseases of the gastrointestinal tract.
Membership of the Midland Gastrointestinal Nurse Society is recognition of an individual's professional status within this vital sector of the healthcare industry. Membership should be included as part of professionals’ curriculum vitae and participation of study days (with reflective practice) may be included in PREP requirements (NMC, 2008).
Membership offers individuals the opportunity to meet other like-minded colleagues, compare notes, improve knowledge and standing in the healthcare sector and take advantage of all the benefits of membership, including:
· 2 study days per year with certificates of attendance
· Annual newsletter
· Access to website
Membership application for an individual basis at the cost of £10 per annum
Membership application for an endoscopy unit registration at the cost of £50 per annum
To apply for membership please complete the forms and send to the appropriate committee members for processing.