What has the AIMS Campaigns Team been up to?

ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2021, Vol 34, No 1

Other quarterly updates

By the AIMS Campaigns Team

Covid-19:

  • AIMS continues to work with the But Not Maternity Alliance to monitor where restrictions on partners/supporters attending the maternity services remain or have been reimposed, to promote awareness of the guidelines for lifting these restrictions, and to call on Trusts to review whether maintaining restrictions is a proportionate response to the current Covid risks. We also attended a meeting to support closer collaboration with the Royal College of Midwives and NHS England on concerns about maternity service restrictions.
  • We continue to update the webpage Coronavirus and your maternity care with updates to the guidance and new research information as this is published.

Written outputs:

Conferences and meetings

What we have been reading about:

What we have been watching:

Thanks to all the AIMS campaigns volunteers who have made this work possible. We are keen to expand our campaigns team work, so please do get in touch with campaigns@aims.org.uk if you’d like to help!


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