Contact AIMS

AIMS Helpline

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. The AIMS Helpline volunteers are all experienced in providing information and support on pregnancy and birth issues. We do not give medical advice, but instead we focus on helping those who contact the Helpline to find the information that they need to make informed decisions which are right for them, and support them to have their decision respected by their health care providers. They are also able to provide a listening ear and practical support for women who are unhappy with their experiences.

Email: helpline@aims.org.uk

This email will go to a group of AIMS volunteers and someone will respond as soon as possible.

Telephone: +44 (0) 300 365 0663

This phone number will connect you to an AIMS volunteer when possible, otherwise please leave us a message, or email us, and someone will get back to you.

(Calls to 03 numbers cost no more than a national rate call to an 01 or 02 number and will be covered by phone contract inclusive minutes in the same way as 01 and 02 calls. See www.ofcom.org.uk for further details)

AIMS Publications

For details of AIMS Publications, please visit our shop (click here). If you have an enquiry about a purchase, or any of our books or other items, please email publications@aims.org.uk

AIMS Mailing List

Sign up to the AIMS mailing list, letting you know when we publish new journal or information articles, and when there's news or events which may interest you. (click here).

AIMS Membership

For details of how to join AIMS, please see the Join AIMS page (click here).

For queries about your existing membership, or to notify us of a change of address, etc, please email membership@aims.org.uk.

Get Involved!

Want to be part of AIMS? We'd love you to join us! Please see the volunteering page to see what we're looking for, or feel free to contact us to discuss what else you might like to do (click here).

AIMS Ireland (affiliated group)

Website: www.aimsireland.com

Email: info@aimsireland.com

Events

To request events listings on the AIMS website, or to arrange an AIMS stand or AIMS literature for an event:

email: eventsdiary@aims.org.uk

Accessibility

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AIMS is a charity, registered number 1157845. Registered office: 1, Carlton Close, Camberley, Surrey, GU15 1DS, UK

Latest Content

Journal

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Obituary of Mary Cronk, 1932-2018

AIMS Journal, 2019, Vol 30, No 4 Mary Cronk’s family announced that Mary had passed away on the morning of 21st December 2018. She was known nationally, and international…

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Book Review: When Survivors Give Bi…

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Book Review: Traumatic Childbirth b…

Complete list of book reviews on the AIMS website AIMS Journal, 2019, Vol 30, No 4 Reviewed by Mari Greenfield First edition, published 2013 ISBN 978-0415678100 272 pages…

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Events

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Women's Rights in Healthcare 2019

Speakers will discuss topics including: Post partum psychosis Maternal birth injury Menopause Transgender rights The health and wellbeing of ethnic minority women Female…

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Trauma in Childbearing Conference

Speakers include: Sheena Byrom Jenny Patterson Laura Wood Shona McCann Geraldine Butcher Mary Ross Davie Michelle Wright Sue Hampson Birth Trauma Scotland Emma Currer Nur…

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LCGB 2019 Conference

Lactation Consultants of Great Britain's 2019 Conference. More details from their Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1383226171814001/

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Latest Campaigns

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AIMS Response to MBRRACE-UK Report…

Download PDF MBRRACE-UK: Saving Lives, Improving Mothers’ Care MBRRACE-UK: Perinatal Mortality Surveillance report for births in 2016 www.npeu.ox.ac.uk/mbrrace-uk/reports…

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Implementing Better Births: Continu…

Download PDF Commissioners and providers across England, guided by their MVPs, are working across the country to implement sustainable Continuity of Carer models of care,…

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Beverley Beech summarises the HIW's…

Focussing on the failings of the LSA in the case of Clare Fisher: The Healthcare Inspectorate Wales’ report (2013) Summarised by Beverley Beech In 2013, Healthcare Inspec…

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