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

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

Breaking News: AIMSI response to the Statement from St. Vincent’s Healthcare Group Friday 21st April 2017

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AIMSI response to the Statement from St Vincent’s Healthcare Group Aims Ireland notes the decision of Vincent’s Healthcare Group to review plans for the National Maternity Hospital.  We eagerly await the outcome of the review but stop short… Read More

BREAKING NEWS: AIMS IRELAND RESPONSE TO THE PROPOSED RELOCATION OF THE NATIONAL MATERNITY HOSPITAL TO A SITE OWNED AND GOVERNED BY THE SISTERS OF CHARITY RELIGIOUS ORDER

For Immediate Release Thursday, 20th April 2017 Maternity service users call for transparency and if necessary re-location of the National Maternity Hospital Maternity service users in Ireland are outraged by the decision to grant ‘ownership’ of the New… 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

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

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

HSE RESPONSE TO HIQA REPORT ON PORTLAOISE HOSPITAL

PRESS STATEMENT FROM THE ASSOCIATION FOR IMPROVEMENTS IN THE MATERNITY SERVICES IRELAND (AIMSI) – HSE RESPONSE TO HIQA REPORT ON PORTLAOISE HOSPITAL MARCH 24TH 2015 For immediate release 24th March 2015 Press statement from The Association for Improvements… Read More

Inquest into unnecessary death of Dhara Kivlehan must call all relevant witnesses for justice to be served

(Thursday 17 July 2014) The Association for the Improvement in the Maternity Services (AIMS) Ireland fully supports Dhara Kivlehan’s widower, Michael Kivlehan, in his criticisms of the Irish inquest into his wife’s death. AIMS Ireland pointed out that… Read More

Did You Know: The National Obstetric Guidelines for Ireland include VBAC(2)?

What is a VBAC? A VBAC is when a woman gives birth vaginally after a previous Caesarean Section. Sometimes, you will see a number following VBAC – this indicates that a woman has had more than one previous… Read More