1. October 2017 Exams

    10 January 2017

    Our Part 1 and Diploma exams will go back to being offered once a year, in October. The next exams will be on Friday 13 October. For further information please visit the Exams page of our website: https://www.fflm.ac.uk/exams/... Read more

  2. FFLM Welcomes Forensic Science Regulator’s Warning About Lack of Standards in Police Custody

    09 January 2017

    PRESS RELEASE London, 9 January 2017: The Faculty of Forensic & Legal Medicine (FFLM) at the Royal College of Physicians of London applauds the concerns of the Forensic Science Regulator (FSR), Dr Gillian Tully, about lack of adequate standards in police custody healthcare, expressed in her Annual Report published today. (FSR press release HERE). Dr... Read more

  3. FFLM Responds to the EHRC report on Non-Natural Deaths Following Prison & Police Custody

    15 December 2016

    The Faculty of Forensic & Legal Medicine (FFLM) welcomes the Equality and Human Rights Commission’s (EHRC) report ‘Non-natural Deaths Following Prison & Police Custody’ which spotlights concerns about post-release deaths from both police and prison custody. Unfortunately it follows several other reports from various bodies noting similar concerns, which to date seem to have been... Read more

  4. MFFLM and LFFLM Part 2 (General Forensic Medicine) Examination Revision Day

    08 December 2016

    The FFLM has put together an examination revision day for those taking, or thinking of taking, the MFFLM or LFFLM Part 2 Examination (General Forensic Medicine). The course will take place on Friday 13 January 2017 at the Holiday Inn – Regent’s Park, London and will be facilitated by Professor Ian Wall and Dr Rudo Masanzu. The course will... Read more

  5. SARC Storage of Forensic Samples & the Human Tissue Act: Frequently Asked Questions

    02 December 2016

    The Faculty has published a document containing Frequently Asked Questions about the storage of samples obtained in SARCs, and the relationship to the Human Tissue Act. The guidance is available on the Faculty website... Read more

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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