1. New Exams Regulations And Guidelines

    15 May 2020

    Note that our exams regulations and guidelines have been updated. We ask all our future candidates to read these versions below even if they have read previous versions. General Regulations – to be read by all candidates; DLM LFFLM (GFM) LFFLM (SOM) MFFLM Please contact our Exams Manager, Jay C Barton-Costa, if you have any... Read more

  2. AGM Meeting Link

    15 May 2020

    We have had queries from quite a number of members who did not have opportunity to read the AGM invitation, and subsequently did not RSVP to obtain the meeting link. We therefore include the link below for convenience and if you are able to RSVP to forensic.medicine@fflm.ac.uk it would be greatly appreciated.   Friday 15... Read more

  3. Membership & Fellowship Committee member required

    13 May 2020

    Applications are invited for a Nurse, who must be a Licentiate or Affiliate Member of the FFLM, to join the Faculty’s Membership and Fellowship Committee (MFC). The committee meets every two months and the next meeting is at 10:00 on Thursday 25 June 2020. These meetings are currently held virtually. The Membership and Fellowship committee... Read more

  4. The National Police Chiefs’ Council Clinical Governance Panel – FFLM Representative Required

    13 May 2020

    The FFLM has been asked to support the work of this panel which has been established to support the local clinical governance embedded in individual police forces to deliver first aid, specifically for the advanced first aid delivery required for firearms and public order roles. The group meets in London, though virtually at the moment,... Read more

  5. Forensic Science Subcommittee (FSSC)

    13 May 2020

    A vacancy has arisen for a member of the above subcommittee. The FSSC meets twice a year, in June and November, to review the evidence available in the field of forensic and legal medicine to ensure the best care of vulnerable patients in relation to the taking of all relevant forensic samples. The following information... Read more

  6. 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

  7. Election of Faculty Board Member (Nurse)

    04 May 2020

    Amended eligibility Further to our recent notification of the Board vacancy, Nurse Affiliates are also eligible to apply.  We apologise for this omission and consequently extend the application period. Nurse Affiliates and Licentiates of the Faculty who are Nurses are invited to submit applications for the office of Ordinary Member (Nurse) of the Faculty Board.... Read more

  8. FFLM AGM 2020 Arrangements

    04 May 2020

    The Faculty AGM will take place as advertised at 15.30 on Friday 15 May 2020. As our annual Conference has been postponed due to Covid-19, the AGM will have to take place “virtually” and a link to a Microsoft Teams meeting will be distributed nearer the time.  Please consider downloading the free App onto your computer, tablet,... Read more

  9. DLM Overseas

    15 April 2020

    It is now possible for candidates to sit our Diploma of Legal Medicine (DLM) exam outside of the UK – as well as in Belfast and Edinburgh. Please contact our Exams Manager, Jay C Barton-Costa, for information: Jay.Barton-Costa@fflm.ac.uk. For information on our exams please visit... Read more

  10. Covid-19 Updates

    14 April 2020

    We’re continuing to work hard to ensure that we keep you up to date with the latest developments and recommendations relevant to both Police Custody and SARCs. In the last week we’ve updated the following documents in our COVID-19 area: • Position Statement on the Management of suspected COVID-19 cases in police custody; • SARC... Read more