1. Free webinar – How to Pass the Part 2 MFFLM or LFFLM

    17 September 2020

    Three recent candidates of the MFFLM and LFFLM will be sharing their experiences of preparing for the Part 2 examinations on Wednesday 28 October at 19:00. This will be a useful session for candidates preparing for the Part 2. The webinar is free to attend. Please email forensic.medicine@fflm.ac.uk to... Read more

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

    01 September 2020

    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

  3. Volunteers required – Webinar – ‘How to pass Part 2 of the MFFLM or LFFLM’

    28 August 2020

    Feedback from our first webinar ‘Stay Alert – Pass Exam’ suggested that it would be useful for candidates preparing for the Part 2 to hear from those who have recently passed the FFLM examinations. If you are a recently successful candidate would you be willing to share your experience of preparing for the Part 2... Read more

  4. Free Webinar – Route To LFFLM (SOM)c For Paediatricians Experienced In CSA Examinations

    21 August 2020

    Our Chief Examiner, Dr Caroline Jones, will be presenting a webinar on the route to LFFLM (SOM)c for senior paediatricians experienced in conducting forensic child sexual abuse examinations on Wednesday 07 October at 17:00. Dr Jones will outline the route via prescribed/equivalent experience and answer any questions candidates may have. The webinar is free to... Read more

  5. Course In General Forensic Medicine – October 2020

    27 July 2020

    Our next Course in General Forensic Medicine (accredited by Teesside University) will take place from Monday 19 to Friday 23 October 2020. The course is aimed at newly-appointed or prospective forensic physicians, nurses and paramedics. Students undertaking the training will be automatically enrolled for the University Certificate in Postgraduate Professional Development (UCPPD) in General Forensic Medicine... Read more

  6. Recently Updated Publications

    30 June 2020

    The FFLM’s Forensic Science Subcommittee (FSSC) met in June 2020 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

  7. Safe and Secure Handling and Supply of Medicines in Sexual Assault Services for Adults and Children

    24 June 2020

    We are pleased to advise that the above document, produced by the FFLM in partnership with the NHS E&I SARC Medicines Management Task and Finish Group and chaired by Prof Ian Wall, has been published. This document describes the safe use and handling of medicines administered or supplied at the SARC and can be viewed... Read more

  8. Updated Publications

    11 May 2020

    The following publications have been reviewed and updated: – Role of the Forensic Pathologist; – Child Safeguarding Summary Referral Pro forma; – Taking Blood Specimens from Incapacitated Drivers; – Recommendations – Child Safeguarding: Information Sharing Guidance for Healthcare Professionals working in Police Custody These can be viewed on our Publications... Read more

  9. 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

  10. 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