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Conference report: 4th Annual Birth Trauma Event

Vol. 30, No. 4, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2019, Vol 30, No 4 By Maddie McMahon When I became a doula nearly 16 years ago, the term birth trauma was largely unknown. There were ce…   Read more…

PSA's Lessons Learned Review: The Nursing and Midwifery Council’s handling of concerns about midwives’ fitness to practice at the Furness General Hospital

Vol. 30, No. 3, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2018, Vol 30, No 3 By Shane Ridley In May 2018 the Profesional Standards Agency (PSA) published a Review wh ich highlight s the lessons…   Read more…

Conference Report: MUNet, July 2018

Vol. 30, No. 3, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2018, Vol 30, No 3 By Debbie Chippington Derrick The Midwifery Unit Network , referred to as MUNet, was set up three years ago. They are…   Read more…

Dr Ágnes Geréb Update (August 2018)

Vol. 30, No. 3, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2018, Vol 30, No 3 Nearly 8 years after her arrest and imprisonment of 5th October 2010, Dr Ágnes Geréb had her 2-year prison sentence (…   Read more…

Conference Report: The Northern Maternity & Midwifery Festival

Vol. 30, No. 2, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2018, Vol 30, No 2 By Amy Fairbrother In June this year, I attended The Northern Maternity & Midwifery Festival at Old Trafford in Manch…   Read more…

Conference Report: ENCA Meeting 2018, Sanski Most, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Vol. 30, No. 1, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2018, Vol 30, No1 By Debbie Chippington Derrick ENCA, the European Network of Childbirth Associations, was founded in 1973 on the initia…   Read more…

Born into Positivity – An Example of a University Midwifery Society Conference

Vol. 30, No. 1, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2019, Vol 30, No 4 By Katherine Minelli Are you interested in maternity matters, but finding it difficult to develop or update your know…   Read more…

Wigan ARM 2018 Study Day - a review by Ruth Weston

Vol. 29, No. 4, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, Vol 29 No 4 By Ruth Weston The Wigan ARM Study Day is fast becoming my Number One go-to event of the year for the quality of speakers, t…   Read more…

Conference Report: Doula UK 2018 Conference, London, March 2018

Vol. 29, No. 4, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, Vol 29, No 4 By Jo Dagustun Wow – what another great conference put on by the team at Doula UK! I was keen to get to this annual confere…   Read more…

Monitoring babies during labour: what are the issues for pregnant women and their health professionals? A study day report

Vol. 29, No. 3, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2017, Vol 29 No 3 Jo Dagustun reports on the INFANT trial study day in October 2017 This national (central Birmingham based) free-to-att…   Read more…

Celebrating continuity

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

One Year On Thackray Medical Museum, Leeds, 8 April 2017 AIMS Journal 2017 Vol 29 No 2 This collaboratively-organised conference provided a long-await…   Read more…

Midwifery unit closures

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

AIMS Journal 2017 Vol 29 No 2 Gill George highlights the situation affecting women in Shropshire On 29th June, the Board of Shrewsbury and Telford Hos…   Read more…

Better midwifery regulation

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

AIMS Journal, 2017, Vol 29 No 2 Katherine Hales reports on the progress of the campaign #Savethemidwife Over the last year, members of the Association…   Read more…

Semana do bebe

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

AIMS Journal, 2017, Vol 29 No 2 Lucy Potter shares her experience of the Leeds Baby Week The city of Leeds launched its first Baby Week in September 2…   Read more…

Celebrating continuity

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

AIMS Journal, 2017, Vol 29 No 1 Rhetoric into reality, policy into practice London – 13 April 2016 AIMS, together with Neighbourhood Midwives, Positiv…   Read more…

Rural midwifery

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

AIMS Journal, 2017, Vol 29 No 1 Implementing the Maternity Review in Rural Areas Better Births – Shropshire and Beyond. 12 February 2017 The conferenc…   Read more…

An open letter to the NMC

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

AIMS Journal, 2017, Vol 29 No 1 From Birthplace Matters We are writing to convey our despair at the decision by the NMC to shut down and persecute the…   Read more…

Women's voices 2016

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

AIMS Journal, 2016, Vol 28 No 4 There were many wonderful and inspiring speakers including obstetricians, midwives and doulas, writers, bloggers and m…   Read more…

Continuity of carer

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

Rhetoric into Reality, Policy into Practice King’s College Hospital, 13 April 2016 AIMS Journal, 2016, Vol 28 No 4 In April this year AIMS, together w…   Read more…

Information and consent

Vol. 28, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2016, Vol 28 No 3 Birthrights highlighted the following example in their advice about consent and the Montgomery case. 1 It is a concise…   Read more…

Better Births

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

AIMS Journal, 2016, Vol 28 No 2 Beverley Beech summarises the report on improving outcomes of maternity services in England Following the National Mat…   Read more…

The Irish knitting project

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

AIMS Journal, 2016, Vol 28 No 2 Jo Murphy-Lawless gives an update On the 25 November 2015, in St Laurence's, Grangegorman, Dublin Institute of Technol…   Read more…

The Maternity Review

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

AIMS Journal, 2016, Vol 28 No 2 Annie Francis asks whether it is an opportunity for change or 'just another report' Looking around the other members o…   Read more…

Conferences and campaigns

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

AIMS Journal, 2016, Vol 28 No 2 Beverley Beech and Nadia Higson highlight some of the activities AIMS has engaged in recently In April Beverley Beech…   Read more…

The Kirkup Report

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

AIMS Journal, 2016, Vol 28 No 1 This report was commissioned following the deaths of mothers and babies over a nine-year period at Furness Hospital Ob…   Read more…

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