Detailed statistics on Ireland’s 19 public maternity units published for the first time

(Monday, 6 January 2014) The Association of Improvements in Maternity Services, Ireland (AIMS Ireland) has today welcomed the publication by the HSE of detailed statistics from Ireland’s 19 public maternity units. The 2011 data includes information on C-section rates… Read More

AIMS Ireland AGM 2013 minutes – 7th December 2013

The AIMS Ireland 2013 AGM took place on Saturday 7th December in the Teachers’ Club, Parnell Square, Dublin 1. The meeting opened with three fantastic presentations: Kate Harris of 4 Elements Theatre Company presented on the Daughters of… Read More

AIMS Ireland AGM 2013

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When: Saturday, December 7, 2013 Time: 2:30PM Where: Teacher’s Club, Parnell Square, Dublin (across from Rotunda) Speakers  “Daughters of the Revolution, Theatre Workshops” – Kate Harris of 4 Elements Theatre Company AIMS Ireland member, Nuala Hoey is speaking… Read More

AIMS Ireland calls for a HIQA review into the Death of Bimbo Onanuga and the Catalogue of Sytematic Failures in Basic Care

(Monday, 11 November 2013) AIMS Ireland last week welcomed the verdict of medical misadventure in the Coroner’s Court following the inquest into the death of Bimbo Onanuga in the Rotunda in March 2010. Bimbo Onanuga died following a… Read More

Echoes of both Savita and Tania McCabe once again at inquest of Bimbo Onanuga today

 AIMS Ireland calls for accountability and clinical review following verdict of medical misadventure (Tuesday, 5 November 2013) The Association for Improvements in the Maternity Services Ireland (AIMS Ireland) today petitioned for accountability, a review into clinical care practices,… Read More

AIMS Ireland welcomes HIQA Savita report and recommendations: Condemning Irish Maternity Services as being outdated, patently unsafe and a geographic lottery

(Wednesday 9 October 2013) The Association for Improvements in the Maternity Services Ireland (AIMS Ireland) today welcomed the HIQA report into the safety, quality and standards of care of Savita Halappanavar and called for the HSE to immediately… Read More

AIMS Ireland – why we marched for choice on Sept 28th

AIMS Ireland are an organisation committed to supporting all women in all choices in maternal health, autonomy for women, and evidence based care practices in issues surrounding maternity services. Maternal health/maternity services covers a wide spectrum of care… Read More

AIMS Ireland response to the ‘home versus hospital birth’ debate

(Tuesday, 17 September 2013) AIMS Ireland today expressed their continued support of women making informed decisions on where and how they give birth in Ireland. In recent weeks, the media have given the topic of ‘home versus hospital… Read More

AIMS Ireland response to court decision on costs in relation to Aja Teehan vs HSE

(Friday, 6 September 2013) AIMS Ireland today welcomed the decision of Ms Justice Iseult O’Malley to not award costs against Aja Teehan in her High Court case for individual assessment by the HSE in her care pathway for… Read More

AIMS Ireland launches new information campaign to help women using maternity services in Ireland

AIMS Ireland launches new information campaign to help women using maternity services in Ireland 42 weeks of events and activities to take place around the country (Sunday 9 June 2013) Irish voluntary organisation, AIMS Ireland, today launched an innovative… Read More