1. FFLM Courses – June/July 2020

    27 March 2020

    Unfortunately the following June/July events have been postponed due to COVID-19: – Mental Health Care and Intellectual Disability Day for HCPs/clinicians working in GFM and SOM; – General Forensic Medicine: Best Practice Day; – MFFLM Part 1 and DLM Examination Revision Day. We are currently considering whether these events can be held virtually. The five-day... Read more

  2. COVID-19 – Latest Information

    16 March 2020

    COVID-19 represents a major public health challenge. The FFLM is closely monitoring the situation and developing practical resources and support for Healthcare Professionals. These are available online here. These will be updated as the situation develops but things are extremely fast moving so please make sure you are using the latest version. Every attempt will be... Read more

  3. Behind the scenes at FFLM – the video

    31 August 2018

      The Faculty of Forensic & Legal Medicine – the roles of its members and fellows in the forensic and legal arena…... Read more

  4. Press release: Doctors, nurses and paramedics working in police custody call for standards to protect patients and avoid miscarriages of justice

    29 October 2015

    Concerns about deaths in police custody and other harms to vulnerable patients have spurred the Faculty of Forensic Medicine (FFLM) at the Royal College of Physicians of London, the UK Association of Forensic Nurses (UKAFN) and the College of Paramedics to jointly demand that healthcare professionals working in police custody possess appropriate qualifications. The three... Read more

  5. Press release: FFLM calls for delay to transfer of police custody health care to the NHS

    28 September 2015

    The Faculty of Forensic & Legal Medicine of the Royal College of Physicians (FFLM), in a letter to the Home Secretary, has called for the NHS commissioning and funding of health care in police custody (planned for April 2016) to be delayed. The FFLM believes that current plans set out by NHS England (NHSE) will... Read more

  6. Annual Conference Photographs Released

    15 June 2015

    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... Read more

  7. FFLM Healthcare of Detainees Press Release

    01 May 2015

    The Faculty of Forensic & Legal Medicine notes the concerns raised within the BBC news report (https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-32492773). Download the press... Read more

  8. Legal Aid Anomaly

    26 March 2015

    FFLM has co-signed a letter regarding legal aid which was published yesterday in the Times. Sir, The government has repeatedly promised to protect victims of domestic violence and help them to escape abusive relationships, yet legal aid regulations are having the opposite effect, restricting access to legal advice and denying victims justice. Victims – both... Read more

  9. Hard Work is No Accident

    04 August 2014

    We are very pleased to announce that Dr Jason Payne-James, following his admission to the GMC specialist register last year, has been appointed as an Honorary Consultant to St George’s Hospital, London. Dr Payne-James will be working in the accident and emergency department as part of a project to improve the local child safeguarding service... Read more

  10. Dr Davinder Kapur receives MBE in 2014 Honours List

    11 February 2014

    FFLM would like to congratulate Dr Davinder Kapur, Affiliate, for his MBE in the New Year Honours List for services to healthcare in Northern Ireland and... Read more