1. Recently Updated Publications

    13 December 2019

    The following documents have now been revised and republished on our website: – Head injury warning: Advice to custody officers, gaolers & detention officers; – Safe and Secure Administration of Medication in Police Custody; – Operational procedures and equipment for clinical rooms in police stations;  – Operational procedures and equipment for clinical facilities in Sexual... Read more

  2. MFFLM/LFFLM Part 2 Examination Revision Days – Nov/Dec 2019

    23 November 2019

    The FFLM has put together examination revision days for those taking, or thinking of taking, the MFFLM or LFFLM Part 2 Examination in Sexual Offences Medicine (SOM) and General Forensic Medicine (GFM). The SOM course will take place on Saturday 30 November 2019 at the Castlefield Hotel, Manchester. The programme and booking information can be viewed... Read more

  3. Forensic Sampling: Innovations for the 21st Century – 23 November 2019

    05 November 2019

    There’s still time to book for our course Forensic Sampling – Innovations for the 21st Century on Saturday 23 November at the Holiday Inn – Regent’s Park, London. This course will be lecture based with presentations from forensic scientists, police, and the Forensic Science Regulator, Dr Gillian Tully. There will be time for discussion of... Read more

  4. Important Information For LFFLM (GFM & SOM) Candidates

    23 October 2019

    Upon passing the October 2019 Part 1 LFFLM Examination, GFM or SOM, please note the following: – Completed COVEs (or Portfolios) must be submitted by the end of the application period, which is on 29 November 2019, as this gives time for marking and any revision before the examination; – It is important that the... Read more

  5. Medical Examiners Committee: Guidance No.31 Death Referrals and Medical Examiners

    01 October 2019

    New Regulations come into force today that make clear that a registered medical practitioner must notify the relevant senior coroner of a person’s death if they come to know of the death and in certain types of cases. Hitherto there have been no such regulations and the circumstances of reporting deaths by medical practitioners to... Read more

  6. Website Glitches

    11 September 2019

    Dear members/website users Please accept our apologies for the current glitches with the website (primarily members area and events bookings). We are in the process of migrating to a new website provider in preparation for launching an all-new FFLM website next year. Unfortunately that has resulted in a few minor issues with the current website.... Read more

  7. Events page errors

    10 September 2019

    If you experience any difficulty accessing the Events page during our upgrade process, please email forensic.medicine@fflm.ac.uk for... Read more

  8. Assessments (alcohol & drugs) under the RTA

    09 August 2019

    Today sees the publication of the FFLM proforma ‘Assessments (alcohol & drugs) under the RTA’, which replaces the previous Section 4 RTA Assessment proforma. The new proforma covers assessments under Section 4 and/or Section 5A of the RTA. The major change has been the removal of the Impairment tests. The Field Impairment Tests (FIT) have... Read more

  9. Part 2 Exams in March 2020

    07 August 2019

    The March 2020 examination dates and venues have been confirmed. Please visit our Exams page for more information: https://fflm.ac.uk/exams/. Note the application period for that session will be brought forward by a couple of months. It will be from 01 November to 29... Read more

  10. Diploma Certificates

    10 July 2019

    To all Fellows, Members and Licentiates   It has come to our attention that, prior to the awarding of Certificates in May 2018, a small number of the Certificates we issued were stamped with an incorrect seal – that of the RCP&S (Glasgow) rather than the RCP (London).    If you have such a “Glasgow” stamped... Read more