1. Encyclopedia of Forensic and Legal Medicine (Second Edition)

    15 September 2017

    This is a little gift for our website visitors and our Twitter and Facebook followers. We have liaised with Elsevier and the following articles from the Encyclopedia of Forensic and Legal Medicine (Second Edition) have been made available, free of charge: • Mental Health: Suicide in the Criminal Justice System – Prevalence, Risk Factors, Prediction, and... Read more

  2. Press Release: Doctors Demand Health Risks to Detainees Be Addressed

    07 September 2017

    Please click here to read the latest press... Read more

  3. Monitoring Detention, Custody, Torture and Ill-treatment: A Practical Approach to Prevention and Documentation

    05 September 2017

    Monitoring Detention, Custody, Torture and Ill-treatment: A Practical Approach to Prevention and Documentation, by Jason Payne-James, Jonathan Beynon and Duarte Vieira. This is a very topical reading suggestion, co-written by our Immediate Past President Dr Jason Payne-James, and the work covers civilian and military situations, includes signs and what to look for in suspected cases... Read more

  4. Deaths in Police Custody ‘Could Have Been Avoided’ (By Dr Faye Kirkland, BBC News)

    05 September 2017

    Poor healthcare in police custody has harmed patients and resulted in preventable deaths, experts claim. FFLM Registrar, Dr Michael Wilks, has described the situation as a “scandal” as BBC News reports deaths in police custody could be prevented. He also stated that “Police and Crime Commissioners [are] not in a suitable position to commission healthcare.” Immediate Past... Read more

  5. Lead Facilitator for the Introductory Course

    22 August 2017

    The FFLM is delighted to announce its recommendation to the Board, the appointment of Dr Margaret Stark as the Lead Facilitator for the Introductory Course. Margaret’s exceptional knowledge and experience in education and training will be of great benefit to the FFLM and to new colleagues coming to work in this specialist... Read more

  6. October 2017 Exam Session

    18 August 2017

    The October 2017 session’s application period is now open! Please visit the Exams page of our website for the links you need (application form and payment). The closing date for applications is on Friday 15 September. Applications received after this date will not be accepted unless the delay was caused by exceptional circumstances. The exams will take... Read more

  7. DipFHID Sample Paper

    10 August 2017

    We have now got a DipFHID (Diploma in Forensic Human Identification) sample paper available on this page of our... Read more

  8. FFLM Part 2 Examination – All Dates and Venues Now Confirmed

    09 August 2017

    All March 2018 exams, including the MLA ones, have now got confirmed dates and locations. Please see below: The Part 2 OSPE exams (MLA) will take place on Thursday 08 March 2018 at St George’s, University of London. The written exams (SAQs) for MFFLM GFM, MLA and SOM will take place on Friday 09 March 2018 at the Royal... Read more

  9. Recently Updated Publications

    10 July 2017

    The following documents have been updated and republished on our website: – Collecting Hair Samples for Toxicology; – Collecting Nail Clippings for Toxicology; – Recommendations for the Collection of Forensic Specimens from Complainants and Suspects; – Recommendations for the Collection of Forensic Specimens from Complainants and Suspects – the evidence; – Recommended Equipment for Obtaining Forensic Samples... Read more

  10. Part 1 and Diploma New Machine-Readable Answer Sheet

    05 July 2017

    Part 1 and Diploma (apart from the Diploma in Forensic Human Identification, the DipFHID) candidates will use a machine-readable – or optical – answer sheet like this one from the October 2017 exam session onwards. The Exam Regulations have been updated to reflect that change.... Read more

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