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

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

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

Breaking News: AIMS Ireland press release on survey results from nearly 3,000 women on issue of Satisfaction in Maternity Care #WMTY2014

Press release from the Association of Improvements in the Maternity Services Ireland (AIMS Ireland) For release on 14th April 2015 AIMS Ireland consumer survey shows core issues for Portlaoise and Portuncula are widespread Contact Krysia Lynch on 0877543751… 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

Midwife-Led Birth is Safe Birth

Midwife led care - AIMS Ireland

Midwife-Led Birth is Safe Birth. At Home, Hospital or Freestanding. Safe for women and babies. Better outcomes for women and babies Cost effective for health services. Read the latest evidence:… NICE recommendations re home births in England and… Read More

Breaking News: Maternity Group calls for review into Maternity Services as Budget 2015 continues to ignore Patient Safety and appropriate care options: Appropriate Maternity Care could save Exchequer 18.6 million per annum.

Maternity Group calls for review into Maternity Services as Budget 2015 continues to ignore Patient Safety and appropriate care options. Appropriate Maternity Care could save Exchequer 18.6 million per annum. The Association for Improvements in the Maternity Services… 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