Useful Links

Forensic and Legal Medicine Links

BMA: Forensic & Secure Environments Comittee

BMJ Collected Resources: Medicine and the Law

British Academy of Forensic Sciences

British Association for Forensic Odontology

British Association for Human Identification

British Toxicology Society

Forensic medicine for students

Forensic pathology images

Journal of Clinical and Forensic Medicine

Independent Office for Police Conduct: Learning the Lessons

International Journal of Prisoner Health

Royal College of Pathologists

Royal College of General Practitioners Secure Environments Group

Royal Society of Medicine: Clinical and Forensic Legal Medicine Section

United Kingdom Association of Forensic Nurses & Paramedics (UKAFNP) 


Royal College of Physicians

Information Centre Home Page


Library Catalogue


Judiciary Links

For England and Wales: The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS)

For Northern Ireland: The Public Prosecution Service in Northern Ireland (PPSNI)

For Scotland: The Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service


Coroner Links

Coroners Society of England and Wales

Department for Constitutional Affairs


Legal Links

Access to law (Legal Resources)

BAILII – British and Irish Legal Information Institute

Cardiff Index to legal abbreviations

Legal Resources in the UK and Ireland


Societies & Academies

American Academy of Forensic Sciences

American Journal of Forensic Medicine & Pathology

Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences

Freedom from Torture

Medico-Legal Society

Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

Society of Apothecaries

Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine


Education & Internet Resources

Istanbul Protocol

This document is a Manual on the Effective Investigation and Documentation of Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment submitted to the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights by a number of participating organisations working in this field.

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