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AIMS' statement to the independent investigation into the issues and sequence of events which led to the cessation of community maternity services provided by One to One Midwives.

In July 2019, One to One Midwives ceased trading. Subsequently, an independent investigation into the issues and sequence of events which led to this cessation of community maternity services provided by One to One Midwives Liverpool was commissioned, with the involvement of NHS England and Improvement and in consultation with, and with the agreement of, Wirral Clinical Commissioning Group. Niche Health and Social Care Consulting Ltd were awarded a contract to undertake the investigation. AIMS welcomes this investigation, and we look forward the considering the report and its recommendations in due course. AIMS submitted a statement to the investigation on October 29 2020.

AIMS' statement to the Investigation


AIMS supports all maternity service users to navigate the system as it exists, and campaigns for a system which truly meets the needs of all. AIMS does not give medical advice, but instead we focus on helping women to find the information that they need to make informed decisions about what is right for them, and support them to have their decisions respected by their health care providers. The AIMS Helpline volunteers will be happy to provide further information and support. Please email helpline@aims.org.uk or ring 0300 365 0663.

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