1. Access to PPE and COVID-19

    25 March 2020

    In relation to PPE, the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) has been working closely with NHS England to feedback any issues. The RCP has an online form to collate issues so that these can be resolved ASAP.  Please use this form if you are unable to access appropriate PPE for your... Read more

  2. Publications

    20 March 2020

    New guidance is now available on Non-Fatal Strangulation in Physical and Sexual Assault. The following document has also been revised and republished: Child Sexual Abuse Forensic Medical Examinations: Interim Guidance regarding number of examinations and maintenance of competence. Please visit our Publications page to view... Read more

  3. NSPCC Healthcare Liaison Committee Representative

    25 February 2020

    The FFLM is a member of the NSPCC Health Liaison Committee. This multi-organisation group discusses child protection issues within the healthcare setting and shares best practice for safeguarding children. The FFLM is looking for a representative to sit on the committee. The following information may assist applicants in deciding whether they should apply: The meetings... Read more

  4. New Webinars

    18 February 2020

    We are pleased to announce the addition of three new webinars to our third series on common topics in forensic and legal medicine: – Tuesday 25 February 2020: Forensic Sampling – HCPs working in Sexual Offence Medicine (SOM); – Tuesday 03 March 2020: Forensic Sampling – HCPs working in General Forensic Medicine (GFM); – Tuesday... Read more

  5. Recently Updated Publications

    27 January 2020

    The FFLM’s Forensic Science Subcommittee (FSSC) met in November 2019 to review and revise, where appropriate, FFLM documents. The following have been amended and are now available: – Recommendations for the collection of forensic specimens from complainants and suspects;– – Recommendations for the collection of forensic specimens from complainant and suspects – the evidence; –... Read more

  6. Expansion of E-Learning – General Forensic Medicine (GFM)

    18 December 2019

    The FFLM/Ulster University E-learning course was revised and updated in May 2019. The course covers the following FFLM exams: DLM, MFFLM Part 1, LFFLM (SOM) and MFFLM (SOM) Part 2. We are currently undertaking an expansion of the e-learning material to include General Forensic Medicine (GFM) with the aim of making the modules available to candidates... Read more

  7. FMEs and the Metropolitan Police Service

    14 January 2009

    The Faculty of Forensic & Legal Medicine has grave concerns about the current state of the forensic medical service in the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) area, where a new contract for service became effective at midnight on 11th January... Read more