Welcome to the FFLM

What is the Faculty of Forensic and Legal Medicine?

The FFLM is a charity set up to develop and maintain the highest possible standards of competence and professional integrity in forensic and legal medicine. Microscope

The FFLM covers professionals working in three related disciplines: forensic medical practitioners (forensic physicians, forensic pathologists, sexual assault examiners, and child physical and sexual assault examiners, forensic nurses and paramedics); medico-legal advisers; and medically qualified coroners.

We offer information for the following:

  • Members of the public wanting to know more about forensic and legal medicine
  • Anyone interested in attending conferences and educational events
  • Doctors seeking training and qualifications in forensic and legal medicine
  • Medical students considering a career in forensic and legal medicine
  • Faculty members


Forthcoming Event

Clinical Evaluation Child Sexual Abuse One Day Advanced Update

5th June 2015

Stirling Court Hotel, Stirling

This one day course will provide an update on the RCPCH evidence base of physical signs of child sexual abuse.

Date submitted : 2015-05-18

Latest News

The FFLM draws members' attention to the series of webinars supporting the launch of the 2nd Edition of 'Physical Signs of Child Sexual Abuse'

13th May 2015

Date submitted : 2015-05-13

The FFLM draws members' attention to the series of webinars to support the imminent launch of the 2nd Edition of 'Physical Signs of Child Sexual Abuse'.


Forensics: The Anatomy Of Crime - The Wellcome Collection, London - until 21st June 2015

13th May 2015

Date submitted : 2015-05-13

The exhibition - 'Forensics: the anatomy of crime’ - at the Wellcome Collection explores the history, science and art of forensic medicine.


Annual Conference 2015 and Inauguration of New Officers

7th May 2015

Date submitted : 2015-05-07

The Annual Conference of the FFLM was held in Bournemouth on 1st and 2nd May 2015 on a theme of vulnerability.


FFLM Healthcare of Detainees Press Release

1st May 2015

Date submitted : 2015-05-01

The Faculty of Forensic & Legal Medicine notes the concerns raised within the BBC news report (

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FFLM Election Results!

31st March 2015

Date submitted : 2015-03-31

Legal Aid Anomaly

26th March 2015

Date submitted : 2015-03-26

FFLM has co-signed a letter to the Times regarding Legal Aid.

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The Faculty has been founded to achieve the following objectives:

To promote for the public benefit the advancement of education and knowledge in the field of forensic and legal medicine.

To develop and maintain for the public benefit the good practice of forensic and legal medicine by ensuring the highest professional standards of competence and ethical integrity.

Registered Charity No. 1119599

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