Fetal Monitoring Potentially Unsafe in Irish Maternity Units 2009 – 2018: AIMS Iireland

A report today on RTE Morning Ireland announced that fetal monitoring in the Irish Maternity maternity services may have been unreliable and potentially unsafe since as far back as 2009. Philips the manufacturer of the  Avalon electronic festal… Read More

Malak Thawley HIQA Review: AIMS Ireland Statement

In a statement on 30th January 2018,, the National Maternity Hospital objected to a HIQA review under section 9.2 of the Health Act, following the untimely death of Malak Thawley. The NMH have said that a review of… Read More

Birth Groups welcome JOC decision to recommend referendum on repeal of the 8th amendment

BIRTH GROUPS WELCOME JOINT OIREACHTAS COMMITTEE OUTCOME – News release for immediate release 13/12/17 Birth groups have welcomed today’s recommendation by the Joint Oireachtas Committee on the 8th Amendment that the people of Ireland be given the option of full… Read More

How does the 8th amendment affect continuing pregnancy in Ireland? AIMS Ireland

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AIMS Ireland were invited to make a presentation at Leinster House on the effects of the 8th amendment on continuing pregnancy. This is a transcript the presentation made by AIMSI Chair Dr. Krysia Lynch to TDs Senators and… Read More

AIMS Ireland : Aras an Uachtarain National Breastfeeding Week

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AIMS Ireland were delighted to be invited by Sabina Higgins to celebrate National Breastfeeding week at Aras an Uachtarain and also for our Chair Dr. Krysia Lynch to be offered the opportunity to speak about breastfeeding in the… Read More

AIMS Ireland: Keep women’s voices at the centre of the National Maternity Strategy

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AIMS Ireland welcomes the publication of the Implementation Plan for the National Maternity Strategy, which was formally launched in Dublin today. This plan is vital to create a maternity service which offers choice, safety and equity of access to women… Read More

AIMS Ireland: March for Choice 2017

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Aims Ireland marched for Choice again  in 2017. We campaign for choice in all aspects of the maternity services in Ireland. This means choice in whether you want to be pregnant or not, choice in where you have… Read More

The 8th amendment; Its effects on continuing pregnancy

The Association for the Improvements in the Maternity Services have represented service users views for the last 10 years. We provide a support service to people who have had difficulties with the maternity services and we played a… Read More

Volunteers Required for Support Roles in AIMS Ireland

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    AIMS Ireland are now seeking volunteers to assist us with personal enquiries incoming daily. These enquiries are sensitive in nature and it is a fundamental understanding that each case must be treated with utmost confidentiality, compassion… Read More

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