1. Recommendations updated- Management of Epilepsy in Police Custody

    05 March 2019

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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Recently Updated Publications

    21 December 2018

    The following documents have now been revised and republished on our website: – Recommendations – Consent from patients who may have been seriously assaulted; – Recommendations – TASER®: Clinical Effects and Management of Those Subjected to TASER® Discharge. A new document has also  been published and can be accessed on our website: – Management of... Read more

  7. 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

  8. Recently Updated Publications

    13 December 2018

    The following documents have now been revised and republished on our website: – Provision of advice and help to those who have been raped or sexually abused abroad; – Sample consent form for Healthcare Professionals. Please visit our Publications page to view... Read more

  9. FFLM 13th Annual Conference 2019 Bookings Open

    05 December 2018

    We’re pleased to announce that bookings for our 13th Annual Conference in Cardiff are now open.   The conference programme will follow in the coming weeks as our Conference Secretary and Conference Subcommittee finalise all the details. The themes for 2019 will include Miscarriages of Justice and Vulnerable Victims. Currently, our confirmed list of speakers... Read more

  10. New Publication – FAQs for Complainants

    29 November 2018

    Dr Bernadette Butler, our Academic Dean, and our Forensic Science Subcommittee have produced a new document for complainants undergoing a forensic medical examination. This can be accessed online... Read more

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