1. Medical Examiners Committee: Guidance No.31 Death Referrals and Medical Examiners

    01 October 2019

    New Regulations come into force today that make clear that a registered medical practitioner must notify the relevant senior coroner of a person’s death if they come to know of the death and in certain types of cases. Hitherto there have been no such regulations and the circumstances of reporting deaths by medical practitioners to... Read more

  2. Website Glitches

    11 September 2019

    Dear members/website users Please accept our apologies for the current glitches with the website (primarily members area and events bookings). We are in the process of migrating to a new website provider in preparation for launching an all-new FFLM website next year. Unfortunately that has resulted in a few minor issues with the current website.... Read more

  3. Events page errors

    10 September 2019

    If you experience any difficulty accessing the Events page during our upgrade process, please email forensic.medicine@fflm.ac.uk for... Read more

  4. Assessments (alcohol & drugs) under the RTA

    09 August 2019

    Today sees the publication of the FFLM proforma ‘Assessments (alcohol & drugs) under the RTA’, which replaces the previous Section 4 RTA Assessment proforma. The new proforma covers assessments under Section 4 and/or Section 5A of the RTA. The major change has been the removal of the Impairment tests. The Field Impairment Tests (FIT) have... Read more

  5. Part 2 Exams in March 2020

    07 August 2019

    The March 2020 examination dates and venues have been confirmed. Please visit our Exams page for more information: https://fflm.ac.uk/exams/. Note the application period for that session will be brought forward by a couple of months. It will be from 01 November to 29... Read more

  6. Diploma Certificates

    10 July 2019

    To all Fellows, Members and Licentiates   It has come to our attention that, prior to the awarding of Certificates in May 2018, a small number of the Certificates we issued were stamped with an incorrect seal – that of the RCP&S (Glasgow) rather than the RCP (London).    If you have such a “Glasgow” stamped... Read more

  7. Quality Standards for healthcare professionals working with victims of torture in detention

    02 July 2019

    The Faculty of Forensic & Legal Medicine has now launched this important document. Please click here to access... Read more

  8. Quality Standards for healthcare professionals working with victims of torture in detention

    21 June 2019

    The Faculty of Forensic and Legal Medicine will be launching this important document at 18:00 on Tuesday 02 July 2019 at the Royal College of Physicians. The full report of this working party will be made available at that time however a Summary is now available on line by following  this... Read more

  9. DLM Examination

    30 May 2019

    Have you thought about taking the Diploma of Legal Medicine (DLM)? Are you interested in the interface between clinical practice and the law? Then you may find studying for the Diploma of Legal Medicine of benefit for your work. The Faculty of Forensic & Legal Medicine’s Diploma of Legal Medicine leads to the postnominal DLM.... Read more

  10. Face to Face Training Day For Future FFLM Exam Candidates

    10 May 2019

    For more information on this revision booster course, facilitated by Prof Sarah Hull FFFLM, for the MFFLM Part 1, Diploma of Legal Medicine, LFFLM (SOM) and MFFLM Part 2 (SOM) October 2019 and March 2020 exams, please click... Read more