Foundation Status for Clinicians Working in Secure & Detained Settings

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FFLM Conducted Energy Device Guidance Hub

New Guidance for Clinicians Now Available

FFLM Course in General Forensic Medicine

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All FFLM Written Examinations Now Online

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The Faculty of Forensic & 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.

The specialty covers professionals working in three related disciplines: forensic medical practitioners (forensic physicians, forensic pathologists, forensic psychiatrists, forensic odontologists); medico-legal and dento-legal advisers; and medically-qualified coroners. Read more

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Specialist Forensic Medical Doctor, The Rowan Sexual Assault Referral Centre, Northern Ireland

Forensic Practitioners

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FFLM Appraiser Forum

Forensic PractitionersMedico-Legal Advisers

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Latest publications

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3 October 2021

FFLM Drug-Driving Competencies

19 September 2021

Proforma – Sample Consent form for Healthcare Professionals (Custody)

12 August 2021

Conducted Energy Device (CED): At a Glance Guidance for Clinicians Working in Police Custody

Journal of Forensic & Legal Medicine

The Journal of Forensic and Legal Medicine provides a forum for the rapid publication of topical articles on all clinical aspects of forensic medicine and related specialities. The Journal carries definitive reviews, original communications, hypotheses, learning points of important issues, offering critical analysis and scientific appraisal. All submissions are peer-reviewed by at least two independent reviewers, and the Journal is listed in MEDLINE/Index Medicus.

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