School of Health student Jade Parsons has been shortlisted for the BJM Awards 2019’s student midwife of the year

Midwifery student Jade Parsons has been shortlisted for the British Journal of Midwifery Practice Awards 2019’s student midwife of the year award.

Jade was nominated for the award by a fellow student who witnessed her commitment to practice and love for midwifery.

School of Health Science’s students and staff would like to offer massive congratulations to Jade for her wonderful achievement.

Sheila Brown Lead Midwife for Education in Bangor University said; “It is an absolute pleasure to have Jade as a student on the midwifery programme. She is hardworking, passionate about woman centred midwifery care, always willing to offer to help to support open days or other University activities and she is so supportive and nurturing towards her fellow students.

“A fellow student nominated jade, which is testament to how she is viewed by her peers. The midwifery lecturing team and I are thrilled that Jade has been shortlisted for this award. This is so well deserved! Well done Jade!”

In response to her shortlisting Jade said “I am over the moon to have been shortlisted for BJM Student midwife of the year 2019 I thank the student who nominated me and recognised the love I have for midwifery and how it is such a huge part of my life! I absolutely love and breathe midwifery.

“I cannot wait to qualify and get out there! Thank you to all the lecturers and staff at Bangor University who have helped me on my way! Most importantly to my mentors who have believed in me since day one.”

Jade will find out the results at the BJM Award ceremony on the 13th February.

On the 22nd January Jade recieved a second short listing in the 2019 MAMA Awards for the Student Midwife of the Year. Another award for which she was nominated by a fellow student.

Publication date: 21 January 2019