Malak Thawley – AIMS Ireland Call for External Independent Inquiry

AIMS Ireland calls on the Minister of Health SImon Harris to initiate without further delay an Independent External Inquiry into the death of Malak Thawley at the National Maternity Hospital in May 2016 following routine surgery for an… Read More

NMH Move – Dr Jo Murphy Lawless calls on the Minister for Health: AIMSIreland

Saluting courage and calling out the Minister for Health Jo Murphy-Lawless Things have finally changed for women in Ireland since the Mother and Child controversy of six decades ago. Women now expect to be able to exercise autonomy… Read More

NMH Move – The government has no mandate from the people: AIMSIreland

The government is continuing to tell the people of Ireland that they will forge ahead with their plans to enter into a church state partnership for the new National Maternity Hospital.  However, this government has NO MANDATE from… Read More

PRESS CONFERENCE 28/04/2017

#notonourwatch #aimsireland Maternity service users, as taxpayers, demand facts on religious veto at new National Maternity Hospital AIMS Ireland seeks clarity from government on position of future church/state projects Maternity service users in Ireland today demand that the… Read More

Letter to Minister Harris

AIMS Ireland have received a large volume of enquiries regarding the current situation of the National Maternity Hospital and SVHG debacle. There has also been a huge outcry on various media platforms for the SVHG not to be given ownership… Read More

Power and control in the Irish Maternity Services: AIMS Ireland

The National Maternity Move to St Vincent’s campus has exercised anyone who has an interest in a maternity service that is woman centred,  evidence based and free from religious ethos and bias. This move in its current agreed… Read More

NMH move to St Vincent’s Campus: AIMS Ireland

Minister of Health Simon Harris announced on the 18th April 2017 that the National Maternity Hospital (NMH) at Holles Street would move to a site at the St. Vincent’s Hospital campus in Dublin 4. The site is owned… Read More

AIMSIreland address the Oireachtas Joint Committee for Health on the National Maternity Strategy

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On the 16th OF February AIMSI Ireland were invited to make an oral submission to the Oireachtas Joint Committee for Health on the implementation of the National Maternity Strategy. AIMSI Chair Krysia Lynch and Vice Chair Breda Kearns… Read More

Did you know? – Epidural pain relief and breastfeeding: New research

“The only thing as consistent as birth pain has been the search to eradicate it, pharmaceutically” – Tina Cassidy, Birth: The Surprising History of How We Are Born Pain medications in childbirth have been sought for millennia. Egyptians… Read More

Choices in Pregnancy and Birth in Ireland

Period late? Feeling tired? Sore breasts? Over emotional? These are all signs of pregnancy. Most mothers choose to further confirm such physical symptoms with a pregnancy test. Once you have a positive pregnancy test then a world of… Read More