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Some Facts ...

Vol. 22, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2010, Vol 22 No 1 Compiled by Jo Murphy-Lawless British maternity services are running short of 4,000 midwives at present. The Royal Col…   Read more…

16 years of improvements?

Vol. 22, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2010, Vol 22 No 1 Pat O'Brien takes a critical look at the portrayal of birth I noted with interest the Channel 4 programme advertised '…   Read more…

Albany Care

Vol. 21, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2009, Vol 21 No 4 Lucy Christopher looks at the impact of holistic care for her VBAC Four years ago, I had had a traumatic emergency cae…   Read more…

Book Reviews

Vol. 21, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

Complete list of book reviews on the AIMS website AIMS Journal, 2009, Vol 21 No 4 Birth Stories for the Soul edited by Denis Walsh and Sheena Byrom; r…   Read more…

Good NHS Midwifery Care

Vol. 21, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2009, Vol 21 No 4 Guest Editor Michelle Barnes looks at some of the best the NHS has to offer In compiling this journal, about good NHS…   Read more…

The problems of getting a home birth

Vol. 21, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Beverley Lawrence Beech AIMS Journal, 2009, Vol 21 No 4 'The choice of home birth should be offered to all mothers'. Maternity Matters, Department…   Read more…

Book Reviews

Vol. 21, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

Complete list of book reviews on the AIMS website AIMS Journal, 2009, Vol 21 No 3 Touching Distance by Rebecca Abrams; reviewed by Jo Murphy-Lawless E…   Read more…

Midwifery - running down the drain

Vol. 21, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2009, Vol 21 No 3 Beverley Beech looks at the threat to birthing choice in the UK In 1993 a Parliamentary Report on maternity services,…   Read more…

Jury of your peers?

Vol. 21, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2009, Vol 21 No 3 Midwifery lecturer Sarah Davies reports on the NMC's case against Deborah Purdue Deborah Purdue: Independent Midwife w…   Read more…

Clare Fisher - the Welsh witch-hunt

Vol. 21, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2009, Vol 21 No 3 AIMS Chair Beverley Beech reports Clare Fisher qualified as a midwife in October 1993 and in 1994 came to work in Carm…   Read more…

Campaigning in Australia

Vol. 21, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2009, Vol 21 No 2 Debbie Slater looks at improving maternity services for women in her new home I don't think that people wake up one mo…   Read more…

Changing Shaken Baby Syndrome to Abusive Head Trauma

Vol. 21, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2009, Vol 21 No 2 Jean Robinson considers the politics behind the name The American Academy of Pediatrics wants doctors to stop using th…   Read more…

Book Reviews

Vol. 21, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

Complete list of book reviews on the AIMS website AIMS Journal, 2009, Vol 21 No 2 Birth and Power - A Savage Enquiry revisited by Wendy Savage Birth a…   Read more…

Who is defining child abuse?

Vol. 21, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2009, Vol 21 No 2 Sue Reid, the Daily Mail Special Investigations Editor, speaks out about the secrecy of forcible adoption A few weeks…   Read more…

Whose baby?

Vol. 21, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2009, Vol 21 No 2 Jean Robinson explains how and why AIMS supports familes faced with a whole new threat We make no apology for includin…   Read more…

Book Reviews

Vol. 21, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

Complete list of book reviews on the AIMS website AIMS Journal, 2009, Vol 21 No 1 Pregnancy and Childbirth Secrets by Gail J. Dahl; reviewed by Gill B…   Read more…

Complaining about complaints

Vol. 21, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Maria C AIMS Journal, 2009, Vol 21 No 1 One woman's courageous search for answers If a member of the public neglects, kills or injures another, cri…   Read more…

'SO WHAT'S YOUR PROBLEM'

Vol. 21, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2009, Vol 21 No 1 Alice Charlwood wonders why so few women complain about poor maternity care After 30 hours of early labour at home, an…   Read more…

The Power of User Pressure

Vol. 21, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2009, Vol 21 No 1 MSLC Chair Michelle Barnes campaigns successfully to reduce the caesarean rate in Sheffield In February 2008 Michelle…   Read more…

Postnatal care

Vol. 21, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Ingrid Wall AIMS Journal, 2009, Vol 21 No 1 Ingrid Wall talks about her experience of using the PALS service to complain I am writing this article…   Read more…

Birth Space, Safe Place: environment, people and attitudes to pain during labour

Vol. 21, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Adela Stockton AIMS Journal, 2009, Vol 21 No 1 Adela Stockton explores our perception of pain Every woman deserves a good birth experience, but the…   Read more…

A story from the north

Vol. 21, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Alison Philp AIMS Journal, 2009, Vol 21 No 1 Alison Philp shares the story of her birth and complaint outcomes It is more than a year since my daug…   Read more…

Dr Betty Tylden 1918 - 2009

Vol. 21, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2009, Vol 21 No 1 Betty Tylden was an eminent family psychiatrist who, for several decades, helped many AIMS patients traumatised by exp…   Read more…

Philippa Micklethwaite, Countess of Limerick (1914-2009)

Vol. 21, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2009, Vol 21 No 1 Philippa Micklethwaite, aged 94, widow of Sir Robert, died peacefully at home on 13th January, 2009. She first came to…   Read more…

Complaints are heard

Vol. 21, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Vicki Williams AIMS Journal, 2009, Vol 21 No 1 Journal Editor Vicki Williams reports on some actions taken in response to complaints AIMS has heard…   Read more…

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