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What has the AIMS Campaigns Team been up to this quarter?

Vol. 36, No. 1, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2024, Vol 36, No 1 By the AIMS Campaigns Team Written outputs: BICS (British Intrapartum Care Society) conference poster on our campaign…   Read more…

A fond farewell to, and from, Julia Cumberlege and Cyril Chantler, champions for changing childbirth for the better

Vol. 35, No. 1, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2023, Vol 35, No 1 To read or download this Journal as a PDF. Please click here . By Jo Dagustun, AIMS volunteer and Maternity Transform…   Read more…

Transforming to Continuity of Midwifery Carer - Exciting Times for Northern Ireland Maternity Services

Vol. 35, No. 1, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2023, Vol 35, No 1 To read or download this Journal as a PDF. Please click here . By Leslie Altic Since the publication of Changing Chil…   Read more…

AIMS Campaigns: our key priorities for 2022/23

Vol. 34, No. 2, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2022, Vol 34, No 2 To read or download this Journal in a magazine format on ISSUU, please click here . By the AIMS Campaigns Team The AI…   Read more…

AIMS Campaigns Update - Continuity of Carer Implementation: always seeking to move forward

Vol. 34, No. 2, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2022, Vol 34, No 2 To read or download this Journal in a magazine format on ISSUU, please click here . By the AIMS Campaigns Team In thi…   Read more…

Keeping up with the updates

Vol. 33, No. 4, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2021, Vol 33, No 4 To read or download this Journal in a magazine format on ISSUU, please click here . By Nadia Higson In March 2020 as…   Read more…

Campaign update: Coronavirus and the maternity services

Vol. 33, No. 2, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2021, Vol 33, No 2 To read or download this Journal in a magazine format on ISSUU, please click here by the AIMS Campaigns Team Througho…   Read more…

Campaign Update: Removing COVID-19-related maternity restrictions on partners

Vol. 32, No. 4, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2020, Vol 32, No 4 To read or download this Journal in a magazine format on ISSUU, please click here Since the start of the pandemic, th…   Read more…

Introducing the Childbirth Choices Matter Campaign

Vol. 32, No. 4, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2020, Vol 32, No 4 To read or download this Journal in a magazine format on ISSUU, please click here By Kay King The UK-based Childbirth…   Read more…

Refocussing our attention on Better Births: The poetry of scrutinising policy implementation

Vol. 32, No. 4, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2020, Vol 32, No 4 To read or download this Journal in a magazine format on ISSUU, please click here By the AIMS Campaigns Team The AIMS…   Read more…

Campaign update: Continuity of Carer, Northern Ireland - trying to do it properly!

Vol. 32, No. 4, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2020, Vol 32, No 4 To read or download this Journal in a magazine format on ISSUU, please click here by Anne Glover, AIMS Volunteer What…   Read more…

Birth Activist Briefing: Introducing England’s new Regional Chief Midwives

Vol. 32, No. 3, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

To read or download this Journal in a magazine format on ISSUU, please click here AIMS Journal, 2020, Vol 32, No 3 In 2019, Jacqueline Dunkley-Bent wa…   Read more…

Incentives for Continuity of Carer now included in NHS Resolution Scheme

Vol. 32, No. 2, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

To read or download this Journal in a magazine format on ISSUU, please click here AIMS Journal, 2020, Vol 32, No 2 By the AIMS Campaigns Team Trust Bo…   Read more…

Campaign Update: Continuity of Carer and Better Births Implementation

Vol. 31, No. 4, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2019, Vol 31, No 4 By the AIMS Campaign Team AIMS is highly supportive of Government policy to ensure that women and families receive co…   Read more…

ENCA Meeting May 2019

Vol. 31, No. 4, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2019, Vol 31, No 4 Debbie and Nadia attended the meeting of ENCA (the European Network of Childbirth Associations , of which AIMS was a…   Read more…

The AIMS Guide to Resolution: A new AIMS book!

Vol. 31, No. 3, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

To read or download this Journal in a magazine format on ISSUU, please click here AIMS Journal, 2019, Vol 31, No 3 By Shane Ridley I’m very pleased to…   Read more…

What is AIMS up to?

Vol. 29, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2017, Vol 29 No 2 What is AIMS up to? Our Primary campaign for 2017 remains Continuity of Carer and as a key part of this AIMS was part…   Read more…

AIMS' new website

Vol. 29, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2017, Vol 29 No 2 The AIMS website is packed with articles and information which is invaluable for women and families, however the inter…   Read more…

UN Population Award 2016

Vol. 29, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2017, Vol 29 No 1 Congratulations are due to the Polish ‘Childbirth with Dignity Foundation’ whose representatives, Ania Zdral and Joann…   Read more…

ENCA 2017

Vol. 29, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2017, Vol 29 No 1 25th annual meeting of the European Network of Childbirth Associations Twenty-two representatives from eleven European…   Read more…

A little history lesson

Vol. 28, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2016, Vol 28 No 4 Beverley Beech explores the ‘rebranding’ of MSLCs Professor Norman Morris was an obstetrician who really respected wom…   Read more…

Ombudsman finds King's Lynn guilty of maladministration

Vol. 28, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

Ombudsman finds King's Lynn guilty of maladministration AIMS Journal, 2016, Vol 28 No 2 Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH), King's Lynn is notorious for r…   Read more…

2016 - United Nations Population Award

Vol. 28, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2016, Vol 28 No 2 Congratulations are due to the Polish 'Childbirth with Dignity Foundation' whose representatives, Joanna Pietrusiewicz…   Read more…

Independent Midwifery Insurance in Ireland

Vol. 28, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2016, Vol 28 No 2 In the wake of the withdrawal of indemnity insurance by the Royal College of Midwives for their members in the 1990s,…   Read more…

National Maternity Review

Vol. 28, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2016, Vol 28 No 1 The National Maternity Review, chaired by Baroness Cumberlege, has now finished its programme of national consultation…   Read more…

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