Breaking news: AIMS Ireland call for immediate intervention from the Minister for Health on the recent baby deaths in Cavan General Hospital

AIMS Ireland are saddened, but not surprised, to see the news break in the media of the deaths of several newborn babies in Cavan General Hospital. Ongoing and unaddressed underfunding and understaffing of maternity units across the country,… Read More

Breaking news: AIMSIreland issue Proclamation to the Birthing Women of Ireland

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This proclamation from AIMSIreland to the Birthing Women of Ireland is to mark the centenary of the original Irish Proclamation which was read from the GPO 100 years ago today. The original proclamation strove to ensure equal rights… Read More

Breaking News: AIMS Ireland welcomes the public consultation on HIQA’s draft standards for safer maternity care.

Press release from AIMS Ireland March 21st 2016 For immediate release Contact 087 7543751 email chair@aimsireland.ie AIMS Ireland welcomes the Draft Standards for Safer Maternity Care launched by HIQA today and urges all service users and those interested in… Read More

Breaking news: AIMSI response to the release today of the first Irish Maternity Indicator System (IMIS) National Report for 2014

Press release from AIMS Ireland March 16th 2016 For immediate release Contact 087 7543751 email chair@aimsireland.ie Aims Ireland welcomes the release of a maternity indicator system for Ireland. The System was created as a response to many expert reports… Read More

AIMSI Chairperson Krysia Lynch talking on the National Maternity Strategy for Ireland

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Days after the National Maternity Strategy for Ireland 2016 -2026 was announced for Ireland, AIMSI Chairperson, Krysia Lynch was invited onto Newstalk’s Global Village Show with Dil Wickremasinghe to discuss what AIMSI does and how the strategy will impact on… Read More

Breaking news: AIMSI response to the Maternity Strategy Review 2016-2026

The Association for the Maternity Services Ireland (AIMSI) welcomes the Maternity Strategy for Ireland 2016 – 2026 www.aimsireland.ie   For more information call Krysia Lynch 0877543751 AIMSI welcomes the Maternity Strategy for Ireland launched today 27th January 2016.  by… Read More

Breaking news AIMSI survey of nearly 3,000 women shows 1 in 4 women rated breastfeeding support as “poor” or “very poor”

One in four women rate the support they received for breastfeeding their baby after birth as “poor” or “very poor” October 5th 2015 For immediate release October 5th 2015 Contact Krysia Lynch 0877543751 Email: Chair@aimsireland.ie www.aimsireland.ie In a… Read More

Breaking News: AIMSI s statement on Philomena Canning Case

Breaking News: AIMSI s statement on Philomena Canning Case. Press release from the Association for Improvements in the Maternity Services: Minister Leo Varadkar’s statement re Philomena Canning: The public need to have confidence in HSE investigations September 21st 2015 For immediate release September 21st… Read More

Public Consultation on the Development of a National Maternity Strategy

There is one week remaining to you to fill out this survey on the direction you’d like to see our maternity services taking. Please take this opportunity to make your voices heard, and please share it where you… Read More

AIMS Ireland Statement: Catastrophic failure of services in Portlaoise

AIMS Ireland Statement: Catastrophic failure of services in Portlaoise May 8, 2015 The Association for Improvements in the Maternity Services (AIMS) Ireland are saddened though unfortunately not shocked by the contents of the HIQA report on Portlaoise published… Read More