1. The Times Letter to the Editor – Medical experts in criminal courts

    10 May 2012

    Published in The Times on Thursday 10 May 2012 Medical experts in criminal courts Sir, Michael Bishop’s comments (“No accountability for medical experts”, Letters, May 7) relate to the civil justice system where medical experts rarely give oral evidence and are usually consultants who have been trained and accredited in their specialty. In criminal cases,... Read more

  2. Police Restraint

    31 January 2012

    There will be a talk on police restraint on BBC Radio 4 at 20:00 on Tuesday 31 January Inquests in England are increasingly hearing a new term to explain deaths in police custody: Excited Delirium. It’s a diagnosis with origins in the United States, where it has been associated with consumption of massive doses of... Read more

  3. Where is your line? Havens video wins 4 gongs

    19 December 2011

    A video commissioned with the Havens has made a first in raising awareness of rape and sexual violence. ‘Where is Your Line?’ scooped all 4 awards the British Advertising awards last night. More than any other film. The film was up against films with over a million pound budget, an incredible achievement. It beat the... Read more

  4. Sexual Assault: A Forensic Clinician’s Practice Guide

    11 May 2010

    Click below for details on this new book by Dr Cath White.

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  5. Responding to violence against women and children – the role of the NHS

    15 March 2010

    The Faculty welcomes the report of the Taskforce (where the Faculty was represented by the President) which was published yesterday. Of note is the recommendation that the Faculty should set standards in forensic medicine (recommendation 21) which has been accepted in principle by the Government. Copies of the report, the Government interim response and the... Read more

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