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

National Maternity Strategy for Ireland – Implementation

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In January 2016 the National Maternity Strategy for Ireland 2016 – 2026 “Creating a better future together”,was launched by the then Minister of Health Leo Varadkar. The strategy promised far reaching changes for our maternity services, and not… 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

NMH Move – Dr Jo Murphy Lawless calls on the Minister for Health: AIMSIreland

Saluting courage and calling out the Minister for Health Jo Murphy-Lawless Things have finally changed for women in Ireland since the Mother and Child controversy of six decades ago. Women now expect to be able to exercise autonomy… Read More

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

Breaking: AIMS Ireland calls on government to set a date for a referendum on the 8th, let the people grant bodily autonomy to all, and stop the dilution of democracy

AIMS Ireland calls on the government to set a date for a referendum on the 8th amendment without delay.  The Citizens Assembly has again proven that there is a strong desire for change and that there is a… 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

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