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FFLM Archived Publications

Below are listed previous Faculty publications that have been withdrawn from general circulation as they are no longer up to date.

Publication Publication Date Archived Date 
Recommended equipment for obtaining forensic samples from complainants and suspects January 2019 June 2020
Recommendations for the collection of forensic specimens from complainants and suspects January 2020 June 2020
Recommendations for the collection of forensic specimens from complainants and suspects – the evidence January 2020 June 2020
Recommendations for Collecting Nail Clippings for Toxicology  June 2017 June 2020
Recommendations for Collecting Hair Samples for Toxicology June 2017 June 2020
Blood Samples in Hospital for Unconscious/Incapacitated Patients September 2017 June 2020
Pro forma – paediatric forensic examination  November 2011 June 2020
Guidance for best practice for the management of intimate images that may become evidence in court May 2014 June 2020
Pro forma – Mental Health Act Assessment April 2017 June 2020
Pro forma – Fitness for Detention and Interview  April 2017 June 2020
Guidelines on Paediatric Forensic Examinations in Relation to Possible Child Sexual Abuse October 2012 May 2020
Role of the Forensic Pathologist November 2017 May 2020
Child Safeguarding Summary Referral pro forma May 2017 May 2020
Taking Blood Specimens from Incapacitated Drivers  September 2017 May 2020
Recommendations – Child Safeguarding Information Sharing Guidance for HCPs working in police custody October 2014 May 2020
Management of Diabetes Mellitus  in custody
May 2017 April 2020
Child Sexual Abuse Forensic Medical Examinations: Interim Guidance regarding number of examinations and maintenance of competence
January 2017 March 2020
Guidelines – Management of Pregnant Drug and/or Alcohol Dependent patients in custody   (Topic now covered in the latest edition of ‘The Blue Guidelines‘) May 2013 March 2020
Substance Misuse Detainees in Police Custody Guidelines for Clinical Management (Fourth Edition)  November 2011 March 2020
Forensic Records: FAQs for all Healthcare Professionals October 2017 February 2020
PICS Working Group Guidelines on photography
May 2017 February 2020
Guidance on Paternity Testing  July 2016 January 2020
Proforma – Forensic Medical Examination Form
January 2019 January 2020
Recommendations for the Collection of Forensic Specimens from Complainants and Suspects July 2019 January 2020
Recommendations for the Collection of Forensic Specimens from Complainants and Suspects – the evidence July 2019 January 2020
Recommendations – Safe and Secure Administration of Medication in Police Custody
July 2016 December 2019
Head injury warning: Advice to custody officers, gaolers & detention officers April 2016 December 2019
Operational Procedures and Equipment for medical rooms in police stations January 2016 December 2019
Operational Procedures and Equipment for medical facilities in victim examination suites or Sexual Assault Referral Centres (SARCs) January 2016 December 2019
Pro forma – Section 4 RTA Assessment (England, NI and Wales) October 2016 August 2019
Recommendations for the collection of forensic specimens from complainants and suspects – the evidence January 2019 July 2019
Recommendations for the collection of forensic specimens from complainants and suspects January 2019 July 2019
Recommendations – Peer review in sexual offences including child sex abuse cases and implications for the disclosure of unused material in criminal investigations and prosecutions March 2014 June 2019
Quality Standards for Nurses and Paramedics – General Forensic Medicine (GFM)
May 2016 May 2019
Guide to establishing urgency of sexual offence examination – pre-pubertal complainants January 2016 May 2019
Guide to establishing urgency of sexual offence examination – post-pubertal complainants January 2016 May 2019
Recommendations – Medical Care of Persons Detained Under the Terrorism Act 2000 February 2011 May 2019
A guide to practical induction training for sexual offences examiners January 2007 May 2019
A guide to practical induction training in clinical forensic medicine January 2007 May 2019
Quality Standards in Forensic Medicine
February 2016 May 2019
Acute behavioural disturbance: guidelines on management in police custody January 2016 April 2019
What Happens Now? January 2016 February 2019
Recommendations – Custody Officer training outline November 2015 February 2019
Role of the Healthcare Professional January 2012 February 2019
Recommended equipment for obtaining forensic samples from complainants and suspects June 2017 January 2019
Forensic Medical Examination Forms July 2016 January 2019
Recommendations – Labelling Forensic Samples January 2016 January 2019
Recommendations – Managing blood-borne virus exposures in custody April 2012 December 2018
Effects and management of TASER discharge December 2017 December 2018
Provision of advice and help to those who have been raped or sexually assaulted abroad 
November 2015 December 2018
Pro forma – Sample consent form for Forensic Physicians  June 2011 December 2018
Pro forma – Examination of adult complainant of domestic violence  October 2010 October 2018
Management of Choking in Police Care and Custody – Recommendations for Police Personnel  April 2014 October 2018
Care of suspects of sexual assault in police custody  March 2016 September 2018
Recommendations – consent from children and young people in police custody in England and Wales March 2008 September 2018
Recommendations for the collection of forensic specimens from complainants and suspects January 2018 July 2018
Recommendations for the collection of forensic specimens from complainants and suspects – the evidence January 2018 July 2018
Forensic physicians as witnesses in criminal proceedings May 2009 June 2018
Management of injuries caused by teeth August 2011 April 2018
Pro forma – Sudden Death – Forensic Notes January 2010 April 2018
Pro forma – Telephone Advice June 2012 March 2018
Drug-Driving Competencies February 2014 February 2018
Consent Form for Photographs June 2011 February 2018
Recommendations for Introductory Training Courses in General Forensic Medicine August 2013 January 2018
Recommendations for the collection of forensic specimens from complainants and suspects July 2017 January 2018
Recommendations for the collection of forensic specimens from complainants and suspects – the evidence July 2017 January 2018
Advice on obtaining qualifications in clinical forensic medicine  June 2011 January 2018
Recommendations – Irritant Sprays: Clinical Effects and Management February 2014 December 2017
Recommendations – TASER: Clinical Effects and Management of those subjected to TASER discharge September 2013 December 2017
Recommendations – Assessment of people with learning difficulties and disabilities in police custody October 2014 November 2017
Role of the Forensic Pathologist January 2014 November 2017
Forensic Records – FAQs for all Healthcare Professionals February 2014 October 2017
Recommendations – Healthcare professionals asked to perform intimate body searches July 2010 September 2017
Taking blood specimens from incapacitated drivers July 2010 September 2017 
Intimate searches in police custody flow chart May 2010 September 2017
Recommendations for the collection of forensic specimens from complainants and suspects January 2017 July 2017
Recommendations for the collection of forensic specimens from complainants and suspects – the evidence January 2017 July 2017
Recommended equipment for obtaining forensic samples from complainants and suspects October 2013 June 2017
Pro forma – Fitness for detention and interview June 2012 May 2017
Pro forma – Mental Health Act Assessment June 2012 May 2017
Recommendations – Management of Diabetes Mellitus in Custody April 2012 May 2017 
Quality Standards for Doctors undertaking Paediatric Sexual Offence Medicine (PSOM) February 2014 May 2017
Recommendations – Safe and secure administration of medication in police custody August 2014 July 2016
Forensic Medical Examination Forms July 2014 July 2016
Guidance in Criminal Paternity Cases August 2010 July 2016
Fact sheet – Head Injury Advice Leaflet July 2011 April 2016
Recommendations – Labelling Forensic Samples October 2013 January 2016
Recommendations – Operational procedures and equipment for medical rooms in police stations September 2012 January 2016
Recommendations – Operational procedures and equipment for victim examination suites or SARCs September 2012 January 2016
Quality Standards for Nurses – Sexual Offences Medicine (SOM) March 2014 September 2015
Guidance for best practice for the management of intimate images that may become evidence in court June 2010 May 2014
Quality Standards for Nurses – Sexual Offence Medicine (SOM) July 2013 March 2014
Policy Statement – Nicotine dependent detainees in police custody March 2008 January 2014
The Role of the Independent Forensic Physician October 2010 January 2014
Pharmaceutical care of detainees in police custody March 2007 July 2010