1. 1st Rowan SARC Northern Ireland Best Practice Day

    11 April 2019

    This event, on Saturday 08 June, from 08:45 to 17:00, will take place at the Penthouse Suite of the Europa Hotel, in Belfast. OBJECTIVE: Opportunity to share good practice and improve services for victims of rape and sexual assault. AUDIENCE: This study day is aimed at clinicians although may well be of interest to others working... Read more

  2. Less Lethal Weapons Consultation closes soon

    01 April 2019

    The College of Policing consultation closes soon.  Visit the FFLM consultation page to add your comments before 10 April... Read more

  3. Proposed amendments to Standing Orders 2019

    01 April 2019

    To ensure that our Standing Orders are fit for purpose, the Board have suggested a series of amendments to several paragraphs.  The proposed changes can be viewed here. These proposals will be raised at the Annual General Meeting on Friday, 10 May 2019 at St David’s Hotel, Havannah Street,... Read more

  4. Diploma in Forensic Human Identification (DipFHID)

    01 April 2019

    The Faculty of Forensic & Legal Medicine (FFLM) and the Academy of Forensic Medical Sciences (AFMS) confirm that from 01 April 2019 the Diploma in Forensic Human Identification (DipFHID) will in future be an award from the AFMS alone. The Faculty has been pleased to support this examination for a number of years and wish... Read more

  5. Recommendations updated- Management of Epilepsy in Police Custody

    05 March 2019

    Management of Epilepsy in Police Custody March 2019... Read more

  6. Recently Updated Publication

    01 February 2019

    4th edition of  Safeguarding Children and Young People: Roles and Competencies for Healthcare Staff The latest edition of this very important Intercollegiate document, to which the FFLM contributed, was published on 30 January 2019. Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people is an essential responsibility for all of us, and this document... Read more

  7. Faculty Vice Presidents

    11 January 2019

    I am required to announce that the three Faculty Vice President posts of the Faculty become vacant at the AGM in May 2019; namely: VP Forensic Medicine; VP Medical Coroners; VP Medico Legal Advisers. These interesting, important and valuable Faculty posts are for Fellows of the Faculty but nominations may be received from all Licentiates,... Read more

  8. NEWS RELEASE: Prevention Must Be Priority to Reduce Deaths in Custody

    09 January 2019

    London, 07 January 2019: Forensic and legal medicine experts say the latest Home Office progress report on deaths in police custody should have placed greater emphasis on prevention of deaths in police custody, according to a Statement published today by the Faculty of Forensic & Legal Medicine (FFLM or the Faculty). With deaths in police... Read more

  9. Recently Updated Publication

    28 December 2018

    The following document has now been revised and republished on our website: Recommendations – Managing blood-borne virus exposures in custody Please visit our Publications page to view... Read more

  10. FFLM response to HM Government’s Deaths in Police Custody: Progress Update – December 2018

    19 December 2018

    19 December 2018 Faculty of Forensic & Legal Medicine (FFLM) response to HM Government’s Deaths in Police Custody: Progress Update  – December 2018 Please click here to read our... Read more