1. Academy of Medical Royal Colleges

    17 November 2016

    Our President, Dr Jason Payne-James, attended our first meeting of the Academy’s Council this week. A very wide-ranging agenda covered a number of topics relevant to the Faculty. We are delighted to have a seat on this important... Read more

  2. FFLM President-Elect

    11 November 2016

    We are very pleased to announce that the next President of our Faculty will be Professor Carol Seymour. She will take up office at the AGM in May 2017, in Belfast. Prof Seymour is a senior medico-legal adviser with the Medical Protection Society, a barrister (entering Bar in 2001, member of Gray’s Inn), an academic... Read more

  3. Eligibility to Sit the Licentiate Examination of the FFLM in Sexual Offences Medicine, LFFLM (SOM)

    04 November 2016

    We are undertaking a review of the eligibility criteria for our Licentiate examination in sexual offences medicine, LFFLM (SOM). We have had a number of enquiries concerning this issue, and have issued a statement clarifying which healthcare professionals are currently eligible to apply. As stated, the position is being kept under review and a further... Read more

  4. Mental Healthcare Issues in Custody Training Day

    18 October 2016

    Our Mental Healthcare Issues in Custody training day is taking place on Saturday 12 November 2016 at the Holiday Inn, Regent’s Park, London. The programme will be delivered by a range of expert speakers and will include sessions on Acute Behavioural Disturbance, Liaison and Diversion, Fitness to Interview, Restraint and Substance Misuse. Booking information and the provisional programme can... Read more

  5. The FFLM is Now a Member of the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges

    03 October 2016

    Faculty of Forensic & Legal Medicine welcomed as new member of the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges. The Faculty of Forensic & Legal Medicine (FFLM) became the twenty third and newest member of the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges on 01 October 2016. The FFLM was set up in 2006 to develop and maintain the... Read more

  6. FFLM Annual Conference 2017

    30 September 2016

    We are pleased to announce that preparations for our 11th Annual Conference are well under way! It will take place at The Hilton, Belfast from Thursday 04 May to Saturday 06 May 2017 and will include a range of expert speakers, as well as the Annual General Meeting, the David Jenkins Lecture and the Gala... Read more

  7. Safe and Secure Administration of Medication in Police Custody

    23 August 2016

    The above document has now been updated. Please click here to download... Read more

  8. More on Revalidation

    22 August 2016

    Anybody wishing to apply to have a connection to the Faculty’s Suitable Person should send a brief outline of CV and current work with particular reference to the areas of forensic and legal medicine in which you are engaged please, along with a formal request to Dr Nigel Callaghan for him to act as your... Read more

  9. Revalidation News Update

    17 August 2016

    We are delighted to report that our application to appoint a Suitable Person for the purposes of revalidation has been approved. We will, as soon as possible, publish details of the anticipated cost. The Treasurer is keen to emphasise that the FFLM is not looking to increase revenue by providing this service, but will obviously... Read more

  10. Fourth Annual SARC Best Practice Day

    02 August 2016

    Our SARC Best Practice Day is taking place on Saturday 17 September 2016 at the Holiday Inn, Regent’s Park, London. The programme will be delivered by a range of expert speakers and the theme of the day will be “Breaking down barriers to best practice”. Booking information and the provisional programme can be accessed here. We hope... Read more

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