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Keeping up with the updates

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

AIMS Journal, 2021, Vol 33, No 4 By Nadia Higson In March 2020 as the country went into lockdown, calls to the AIMS Helpline shot up. We were hearing…   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 By the AIMS Campaigns Team In response to recent MBRRACE [1] reports that show worse maternal and perinatal outcomes…   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…

Campaign Update: What has AIMS been doing?

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 We have continued to review and upd…   Read more…

Campaigns update: Researchers leading surveillance of how Covid19 is affecting pregnant women and babies across the UK

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 By AIMS Campaign Team AIMS is pleas…   Read more…

Clinical Guidelines: Litigation, Patient Safety and the Law Conference

Vol. 31, No. 1, 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 1 By Beth Whitehead The purpose of th…   Read more…

Midwifery Today 17-21 October 2018, Bad Wildbad, Germany

Vol. 31, No. 1, 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 1 By Marein Schmitthenner From 17 to…   Read more…

Conference report: 4th Annual Birth Trauma Event

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

To read or download this Journal in a magazine format on ISSUU, please click here AIMS Journal, 2019, Vol 30, No 4 By Maddie McMahon When I became a d…   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)

To read or download this Journal in a magazine format on ISSUU, please click here AIMS Journal, 2018, Vol 30, No 3 By Shane Ridley In May 2018 the Pro…   Read more…

Conference Report: MUNet, July 2018

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

To read or download this Journal in a magazine format on ISSUU, please click here AIMS Journal, 2018, Vol 30, No 3 By Debbie Chippington Derrick The M…   Read more…

Dr Ágnes Geréb Update (August 2018)

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

To read or download this Journal in a magazine format on ISSUU, please click here AIMS Journal, 2018, Vol 30, No 3 Nearly 8 years after her arrest and…   Read more…

Conference Report: The Northern Maternity & Midwifery Festival

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

To read or download this Journal in a magazine format on ISSUU, please click here AIMS Journal, 2018, Vol 30, No 2 By Amy Fairbrother In June this yea…   Read more…

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

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

To read or download this Journal in a magazine format on ISSUU, please click here AIMS Journal, 2018, Vol 30, No1 By Debbie Chippington Derrick ENCA,…   Read more…

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

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

To read or download this Journal in a magazine format on ISSUU, please click here AIMS Journal, 2019, Vol 30, No 4 By Katherine Minelli Are you intere…   Read more…

Wigan ARM 2018 Study Day - a review by Ruth Weston

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

To read or download this Journal in a magazine format on ISSUU, please click here AIMS Journal, Vol 29 No 4 By Ruth Weston The Wigan ARM Study Day is…   Read more…

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

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

To read or download this Journal in a magazine format on ISSUU, please click here AIMS Journal, Vol 29, No 4 By Jo Dagustun Wow – what another great c…   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…

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AIMS 60th Anniversary Event - Confe…

POSTPONED FROM JUNE 2020 Making a difference past and future The purpose of the day is to celebrate what Birth Activists in general and AIMS in particular have achieved,…

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AIMS Campaigns Update, December 202…

AIMS supports the Government's ongoing commitment to the implementation of relational care - the Continuity of Carer model of care - in the maternity services across Engl…

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Response to the RCOG Consent Advice…

The draft document can be found here General comments: The comments form is online only and cannot be downloaded. This makes it very difficult for considered responses to…

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AIMS Position Papers

AIMS is pleased to announce the publication of the first of our new position papers. Over the years, AIMS has developed a reputation for taking a position on a wide range…

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