1. Free Webinar – How Are Clinical Forensic Medical Services Provided Outside Of England And Wales?

    28 July 2020

    Hear about service provision in Scotland, Northern Ireland and Jersey from Dr David Carson (Scotland), Dr Vincent Davidson (Northern Ireland) and Dr Deryn Evans (Jersey). The webinar will be held on Thursday 27 August 2020 at 19:00 and is free for Members (Affiliates, Associates, Fellows, Licentiates and Members) to attend. For Non-members the webinar costs... Read more

  2. Course In General Forensic Medicine – October 2020

    27 July 2020

    Our next Course in General Forensic Medicine (accredited by Teesside University) will take place from Monday 19 to Friday 23 October 2020. The course is aimed at newly-appointed or prospective forensic physicians, nurses and paramedics. Students undertaking the training will be automatically enrolled for the University Certificate in Postgraduate Professional Development (UCPPD) in General Forensic Medicine... Read more

  3. LFFLM Examination Resources

    17 July 2020

    For those intending to sit the LFFLM GFM or SOM, you may find it helpful to see how the chapters of the Portfolio are marked. The mark sheet for each chapter and the criteria used for marking will be available under Publications later today. These may help you to see what is expected in your Portfolio and... Read more

  4. Free Webinar for Members

    16 July 2020

    Over the month of June, the FFLM published the following eleven documents – it really was a bumper month! – Safe and Secure Handling and Supply of Medicines in Sexual Assault Services for Adults and Children – Proforma – Paediatric Forensic Medical Examination – Guidance for best practice for the management of intimate images which... Read more

  5. FFLM Strategy for 2020/21

    09 July 2020

    The FFLM’s strategy highlights our objectives for 2020/21, outlining ways that we will lead and support our members and shape the future of forensic and legal medicine. This is the first time that a formal strategy has been published by the FFLM and we have included the progress made over the past 6 months. You... Read more

  6. Licentiate in Forensic & Legal Medicine (LFFLM (SOM) [c]) Route For Experienced Paediatricians Via Prescribed/Equivalent Experience

    08 July 2020

    The following sets out the route to LFFLM (SOM) (c) for senior paediatricians, experienced in conducting forensic child sexual abuse (CSA) examinations. (c) stands for Child. This route to the LFFLM is via recognition of prescribed/equivalent experience by accreditation of prior learning and experience in combination with some elements of the current LFFLM (SOM) (c)... Read more

  7. Recently Updated Publications

    30 June 2020

    The FFLM’s Forensic Science Subcommittee (FSSC) met in June 2020 to review and revise, where appropriate, FFLM documents. The following have been amended and are now available: – Recommendations for the collection of forensic specimens from complainants and suspects; – Recommendations for the collection of forensic specimens from complainant and suspects – the evidence; –... Read more

  8. Exam Revision Webinar – 10 September 2020

    26 June 2020

    Prof Sarah Hull, Lead Examiner for the Diploma of Legal Medicine and Part 1 MFFLM exam will be presenting a revision webinar on Thursday 10 September at 19:00, ‘Hints And Tips For The October 2020 Examinations’. A brief overview of the syllabus will be provided along with helpful hints for revision. For members (Affiliates, Associates,... Read more

  9. Safe and Secure Handling and Supply of Medicines in Sexual Assault Services for Adults and Children

    24 June 2020

    We are pleased to advise that the above document, produced by the FFLM in partnership with the NHS E&I SARC Medicines Management Task and Finish Group and chaired by Prof Ian Wall, has been published. This document describes the safe use and handling of medicines administered or supplied at the SARC and can be viewed... Read more

  10. New FFLM Webinar Series

    19 June 2020

    We are pleased to announce our new webinar series will start on Monday 06 July 2020 with a presentation on the Role of the Medical Examiner by Prof Jason Payne-James. The webinar programme will cover Legal Medicine, General Forensic Medicine, and Sexual Offence Medicine topics to update experienced practitioners, as well as helping those candidates... Read more