AIMS Ireland call to action to end Maternity Care Restrictions

For the last 14 months AIMS Ireland have been requesting that maternity care restrictions which separate a labouring person from their support partner cease. There has never been any transparent publicly available risk assessment to prove that separating… Read More

HSE adminstrative inefficiency threatens safety and choice of heavily pregnant people.

HSE adminstrative issue threatens safety and choice of heavily pregnant women

AIMS Ireland receives response from HSE on ban of birth partners in Regional Hospital Mulingar

** COVID 19 – HOSPITAL POLICIES Update** We received this response from the Department of Health and the Office of the National Women & Infants Health Programme at 13.09 today April 1st, 2020 “With regard to partners being… Read More

Women don’t give birth like robots – The Late Late Show gets it wrong

On the 10th May 2019 RTE s Late Late Show chose to air a piece in which a dummy (woman) was laid supine on a bed with her entire lower half exposed to the nation whilst she was… Read More

Philomena Canning Independent Midwife still waiting for HSE settlement

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February 21st 2019 For immediate release  Contact Krysia Lynch 0877543751Email: Chair@aimsireland.com  pr@aimsireland.comhttp://www.aimsireland.ie The Association for Improvements in the Maternity Services Ireland (AIMSI) calls upon Minister Simon Harris to expedite the outstanding settlement between Independent Midwife Philomena Canning and the HSE. On… Read More

Abortion care and clinical governance in Ireland

In light of the recent debate in the Dail that a current patient of the Coombe Women and Infants University Hospital was denied treatment for a clinically diagnosed Fatal Foetal pregnancy by the Board of Guardians and Directors,… Read More

Abortion Service in Ireland

The latest information on the provision of abortion services in Ireland starting on the 1st January 2019

Patient Information on free safe legal abortion in Ireland

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From the 1st January 2019 women, pregnant people and girls will be able to avail of free, safe legal abortion services in Ireland. Since the referendum result was announced on the 26th of May 2018, AIMS Ireland have been… Read More

Portiuncula Hospital Report: Multiple Failures in maternity care

Press Release. Portiuncula Report another blow for confidence in women’s health care in Ireland AIMS Ireland calls for Mandatory Open Disclosure Figures on mandatory training of HCPs in maternity services Geographical equality for service users Less heel-dragging on… Read More

Removing the 8th amendment: How it will affect those seeking abortion out of Ireland

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We don’t know exactly how many women travel abroad to access abortion services. We know the number of women who access abortion services in the UK and give Irish addresses. We also know that women from Ireland travel… Read More