AIMS Occasional Papers

AIMS
These papers are fully referenced and can help mothers, and care providers, think through some of the most complex issues of maternity care.

Backlash against Normal Birth
Beverley Beech, 2017

The benefits of home birth: evidence of safety, effectiveness and women's experience
Beverley Beech, 2012
A paper covering historical, political and economic aspect of homebirth, as well as the evidence of safety and the health benefits.

Risks of Caesarean Section - research papers
Beverley Beech, 2008
A collection of summaries of research papers relating to the risks of caesarean sections. These summaries may be used as a basis for further research into the subject.

What Do Woman Want?
Beverley Beech, 2007
A paper by Beverley Lawrence Beech - Hon Chair, Association for Improvements in the Maternity Services presented to the Royal Society of Medicine on the 16th March 2007

The History Of Episiotomy In The United Kingdom
Beverley Beech, 2004
A paper by Beverley Lawrence Beech - Hon Chair, Association for Improvements in the Maternity Services presented to a conference in Paris in May 2004.

A consumer review of the work of the Health Service Commissioner
Beverley Beech, 1999
In June 1999 AIMS was informed that the Cabinet Office was undertaking a Review of the Public Sector Ombudsmen in England and we were invited to submit our views. The following is a copy of the AIMS submission.

Procedures related to adverse clinical incidents and outcomes in medical care
Beverley Beech, 1999
A Paper submitted to the House of Commons Select Committee on Health on 4th June, 1999

Drugs In Pregnancy And Labour - What Effect Will They Have Twenty Years Hence?
Beverley Beech 1998
A Paper presented by Beverley A Lawrence Beech to the Midwives Alliance of North America Conference on the 12-15th November

Pain Relief In Labour - Women's Perspectives
Beverley Lawrence Beech 2012
A paper by Beverley Lawrence Beech - Hon Chair, Association for Improvements in the Maternity Services.

Ultrasound - The Mythology of a safe and painless technology
Beverley Beech
1995
A Paper presented by Beverley A Lawrence Beech to the Royal Society of Medicine on the 3rd October, 1995.

AIMS' Comments On NHS Complaints Procedures
Beverley Beech 1993


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