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Application to be an Examiner of The Faculty of Forensic & Legal Medicine (FFLM)

1st July 2015

Date submitted : 2012-05-29 | Filed under : Forensic Practitioners

The Faculty of Forensic & Legal Medicine (FFLM) is seeking to appoint additional examiners.

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Royal Society of Medicine – Clinical Forensic & Legal Medicine Meeting

19th and 20th June 2015

Date submitted : 2015-05-29

Dr Eddie Josse is retiring after 50 years as a Forensic Medical Examiner with the Metropolitan Police Service.

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Annual Conference Photographs Released

15th June 2015

Date submitted : 2015-06-15

The FFLM Annual Conference was held in Bournemouth on May 1-2, 2015. Images of speakers and delegates can be seen here. All images are provided by kind permission of Eric Jenkins of the British Institute of Professional Photography (www.bipp.com).


FFLM Guidelines: Acute behavioural disturbance: guidelines on management in police custody

29th May 2015

Date submitted : 2015-05-29

The FFLM is currently reviewing the above guidance and would value the assistance of a psychiatrist who has expertise and experience of managing rapid tranquillisation in adults to help in this review.

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Annual Conference - Bournemouth - 2015

29th May 2015

Date submitted : 2015-05-29

The Annual Conference saw the inauguration of Dr Jason Payne-James as Faculty President (shown below receiving the President’s badge of office from outgoing President, Dr Victoria Evans). Also taking office were Dr Michael Wilks (Registrar) and Dr Daniel Haines (Treasurer), taking over from respectively Dr Peter Schutte and Dr Mike Devlin.

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Royal College of Paediatrics & Child Health – 2nd Edition – Physical Signs of Child Sexual Abuse (

20th May 2015

Date submitted : 2015-05-29

Dr Sheila Paul, Dr Linda Teebay and Professor Ian Wall were among FFLM contributors to the new edition of ‘The Purple Book’ who attended the launch on 20th May 2015 at the RCPCH.

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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'.

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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.

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The 4th International Workshop in Clinical Forensic Medicine - Montpellier

May 11th and 12th 2015

Date submitted : 2015-05-29

FFLM members are involved in a wide variety of workstreams. Professor Margaret Stark, recently appointed Chair of the FFLM Forensic Science Sub-Committee attended this workshop.

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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.

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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 (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-32492773).

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FFLM Election Results!

31st March 2015

Date submitted : 2015-03-31
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