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MBRRACE-UK Reports – Shocking Racial and Socioeconomic Inequalities Continue and Even Widen

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

AIMS Journal, 2024, Vol 36, No 1 Image: MBRRACE-UK By Catharine Hart MBRRACE-UK Saving Lives Improving Mothers' Care Report 2023 Last year’s annual MB…   Read more…

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

Vol. 35, No. 4, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2023, Vol 35, No 4 Other quarterly updates By the AIMS Campaigns Team Written outputs: 24th August: Open letter to NHS Confederation abo…   Read more…

European Network of Childbirth Associations (ENCA) Annual Meetings: An open letter to all participants from the UK delegate to the 2023 Meeting in Budapest, Jo Dagustun

Vol. 35, No. 3, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2023, Vol 35, No 3 Dear ENCAs Thank you so much for welcoming me so warmly to this year’s annual meetings. I am writing this open letter…   Read more…

The International Labour and Birth Research Conference 24th – 26th April 2023: Charlotte Edun reports on this recent conference in Grange over Sands

Vol. 35, No. 3, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2023, Vol 35, No 3 By Charlotte Edun Arriving at the first day of a conference is usually quite a lively affair, a mix of meeting collea…   Read more…

Birth Activists Briefing: Recent Publications

Vol. 35, No. 3, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2023, Vol 35, No 3 By the AIMS Campaigns Team In this article members of the AIMS Campaigns Team summarise some of the documents that we…   Read more…

Review of Cochrane report: Planned hospital birth compared with planned home birth for pregnant women at low risk of complications

Vol. 35, No. 3, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2023, Vol 35, No 3 By Catharine Hart Cochrane report: Planned hospital birth compared with planned home birth for pregnant women at low…   Read more…

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

Vol. 35, No. 3, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2023, Vol 35, No 3 Other quarterly updates By the AIMS Campaigns Team Written outputs: 15th May: Commented on the consultation on the NI…   Read more…

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

Vol. 35, No. 2, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2023, Vol 35, No 2 Other quarterly updates By the AIMS Campaigns Team Written outputs: Letter to Peter May, Permanent Secretary at the D…   Read more…

Conference Report: Pandemic recovery of maternity & child services September 2022

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

AIMS Journal, 2023, Vol 35, No1 To read or download this Journal as a PDF. Please click here . By Nadia Higson This conference, organised by the Royal…   Read more…

Mental Health-related maternal deaths: reflections on the MBRRACE report

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 the AIMS Campaigns Team In this article, the AIMS C…   Read more…

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

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 . Other quarterly updates By the AIMS Campaigns Team Wri…   Read more…

AIMS critique of the Ockenden Report

Vol. 34, No. 4, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2022, Vol 34, No 4 To read or download this Journal as a PDF. Please click here . By the AIMS Campaigns team The Ockenden review [1] of…   Read more…

Women’s Health Strategy 2022: An AIMS comment

Vol. 34, No. 4, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2022, Vol 34, No 4 To read or download this Journal as a PDF. Please click here . By Rosie Burridge In July 2022, the UK Government publ…   Read more…

What has the AIMS Campaigns Team been up to?

Vol. 34, No. 4, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2022, Vol 34, No 4 To read or download this Journal as a PDF. Please click here . Other quarterly updates By the AIMS Campaigns Team New…   Read more…

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

Vol. 34, No. 3, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2022, Vol 34, No 3 To read or download this Journal in a magazine format on ISSUU, please click here . Other quarterly updates By the AI…   Read more…

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

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 . Other quarterly updates By the AI…   Read more…

What has the AIMS Campaigns Team been up to?

Vol. 34, No. 1, 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 Allian…   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…

Birth Activists Briefing: NHS England Equity and Equality initiatives

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 the AIMS Campaigns Team In res…   Read more…

What has the AIMS campaigns team been up to this quarter?

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 . Other quarterly updates By the AI…   Read more…

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

Vol. 33, No. 3, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2021, Vol 33, No 3 To read or download this Journal in a magazine format on ISSUU, please click here Other quarterly updates Covid-19: W…   Read more…

AIMS Commentary: the OASI care bundle debate

Vol. 33, No. 3, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2021, Vol 33, No 3 To read or download this Journal in a magazine format on ISSUU, please click here by the AIMS Campaigns Team The pros…   Read more…

What we’ve been up to this quarter!

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 Other quarterly updates By the AIMS…   Read more…

What has the AIMS campaigns team been doing?

Vol. 33, No. 1, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2021, Vol 33, No 1 To read or download this Journal in a magazine format on ISSUU, please click here Other quarterly updates By the AIMS…   Read more…

What has the AIMS campaigns team been doing?

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 Other quarterly updates By the AIMS…   Read more…

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