1. Recently Updated Publications

    21 September 2018

    The following documents have now been revised and republished on our website: – Recommendations – Consent from children and young people in police custody in England and Wales; – Care of suspects of sexual assault in police custody. Please visit our Publications page to view... Read more

  2. Part 1 Revision Day – 29 September 2018

    20 September 2018

    There’s still time to book for our MFFLM Part 1 and DLM Revision day on Saturday 29 September at the Holiday Inn, Manchester City Centre. This one day course aims to provide an overview of the major medico-legal and ethical challenges within the NHS and is an ideal revision session for MFFLM Part 1 and DLM... Read more

  3. SARC Best Practice Day – 15 September 2018

    04 September 2018

    There is still time to book for our Annual SARC Best Practice Day on Saturday 15 September 2018 at the Holiday Inn, Regent’s Park, London. Confirmed speakers include: – Dr Sarwat Bari, Locum Consultant in Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare, Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust and and Forensic Medical Examiner, Thames Valley Sexual Assault Services, CareUK Ltd; –... Read more

  4. Behind the scenes at FFLM – the video

    31 August 2018

      The Faculty of Forensic & Legal Medicine – the roles of its members and fellows in the forensic and legal arena…... Read more

  5. RCP library collections for FFLM members

    17 August 2018

    Please see our new library webpages. There is a new who can use the library page on which we make it explicitly clear that FFLM members are engaged to the same library services as RCP members. All our electric resources are available via a cross-searching Discovery tool.  It allows you to search for articles within our... Read more

  6. General Forensic Medicine Course – Nov 2018

    02 August 2018

    Our next course in General Forensic Medicine will be taking place from 05 to 09 November 2018 at our offices in Aldgate, London.  The course is aimed at newly appointed or prospective forensic physicians, nurses and paramedics. Training is provided by experienced forensic physicians. Handouts and supporting materials are provided along with a course reading list. ... Read more

  7. Press Release: The Faculty of Forensic & Legal Medicine (FFLM) of the Royal College of Physicians Responds to Recent Reports on Deaths in Police Custody, Safety in Custody and the Criminal Justice System

    31 July 2018

    London, 31 July 2018: Within the space of a few days, new reports highlight the degradation of all aspects of the criminal justice system by successive governments. The FFLM calls upon regulators and policymakers to turn their immediate attention to the shocking information contained in these reports and take appropriate action. The Independent Office for... Read more

  8. Membership and Fellowship Committee Post

    29 July 2018

    Membership and Fellowship Committee Post Applications are invited for one new member of the Faculty’s Membership and Fellowship Committee to replace Dr George Fernie. Applicants must currently be a Fellow of the FFLM and must be in good standing. The committee meets quarterly and the next meeting is at 11:00 on Tuesday 18 September. The... Read more

  9. Substance Misuse and Drug Facilitated Crime Course – 24 November 2018

    19 July 2018

    We will be holding a training day on Substance Misuse and Drug Facilitated Crime on Saturday 24 November 2018 at the Holiday Inn, Regent’s Park, London.  The objectives of the training day include: – To describe the role of the controlled drugs liaison officer with the ability to identify local trends in CD markets; – To... Read more

  10. Presidential Election 2018

    13 July 2018

    Fellows, Members and Licentiates of the Faculty are invited to submit nominations for the office of President commencing at the AGM in May 2019. The President, who shall be a Fellow, will normally serve for two years, preceded by a six month period as President-Elect. Nominations must be made in writing on a FFLM nomination... Read more

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