1. Lead Facilitator for the Introductory Course

    22 August 2017

    The FFLM is delighted to announce its recommendation to the Board, the appointment of Dr Margaret Stark as the Lead Facilitator for the Introductory Course. Margaret’s exceptional knowledge and experience in education and training will be of great benefit to the FFLM and to new colleagues coming to work in this specialist... Read more

  2. October 2017 Exam Session

    18 August 2017

    The October 2017 session’s application period is now open! Please visit the Exams page of our website for the links you need (application form and payment). The closing date for applications is on Friday 15 September. Applications received after this date will not be accepted unless the delay was caused by exceptional circumstances. The exams will take... Read more

  3. DipFHID Sample Paper

    10 August 2017

    We have now got a DipFHID (Diploma in Forensic Human Identification) sample paper available on this page of our... Read more

  4. FFLM Part 2 Examination – All Dates and Venues Now Confirmed

    09 August 2017

    All March 2018 exams, including the MLA ones, have now got confirmed dates and locations. Please see below: The Part 2 OSPE exams (MLA) will take place on Thursday 08 March 2018 at St George’s, University of London. The written exams (SAQs) for MFFLM GFM, MLA and SOM will take place on Friday 09 March 2018 at the Royal... Read more

  5. Recently Updated Publications

    10 July 2017

    The following documents have been updated and republished on our website: – Collecting Hair Samples for Toxicology; – Collecting Nail Clippings for Toxicology; – Recommendations for the Collection of Forensic Specimens from Complainants and Suspects; – Recommendations for the Collection of Forensic Specimens from Complainants and Suspects – the evidence; – Recommended Equipment for Obtaining Forensic Samples... Read more

  6. Part 1 and Diploma New Machine-Readable Answer Sheet

    05 July 2017

    Part 1 and Diploma (apart from the Diploma in Forensic Human Identification, the DipFHID) candidates will use a machine-readable – or optical – answer sheet like this one from the October 2017 exam session onwards. The Exam Regulations have been updated to reflect that change.... Read more

  7. Part 1 SOM Licentiate Lead

    23 June 2017

    The Faculty is seeking a new lead for the Part 1 sexual offences licentiate examination, LFFLM (SOM). This exam (formerly the DFCASA) is an “entry level” examination. This position is open to current examiners only. The new Lead will report to the Chief Examiner and will be a member of the Chief Examiner’s committee. He/she... Read more

  8. Updated Publications

    26 May 2017

    The following documents have been updated and republished on our website: – Fitness for Detention and Interview pro forma; – Management of Diabetes in Custody; – Mental Health Act Assessment pro forma; – Quality Standards for Doctors undertaking Paediatric Sexual Offence Medicine. Please visit our Publications page to view... Read more

  9. Appraiser Training – 26 June 2017

    17 May 2017

    The FFLM  will be holding Appraiser Training on Monday 26 June 2017 at the Royal College of Physicians, Regent’s Park, London. This one day workshop will focus on the nature and purpose of appraisal and how this links directly to revalidation. Delegates will identify the supporting information and evidence that they will require for peer appraisal... Read more

  10. MSc in Medical Education – Applications Open

    16 February 2017

    The applications for the MSc in Medical Education are now open for the 2017/18 academic year. Prospective students can find out more information about the MSc in Medical Education here. We now have a new testimonial page where applicants can read about real life experiences on the course. To view this page please click here.   The... Read more