1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. FFLM 11th Annual Conference

    16 January 2017

    We are pleased to announce that we are now taking bookings for our 11th Annual Conference. 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 Dinner. To... Read more

  6. Police Oracle Article

    12 January 2017

    Please read this article, from the Police Oracle website. It is about concerns over police custody healthcare and forensic medical assessments. Our President, Dr Jason Payne-James, was interviewed. It is easy and straightforward to create an... Read more

  7. Child Sexual Abuse Forensic Medical Examinations: Interim Guidance regarding number of examinations and maintenance of competence

    12 January 2017

    The RCPCH and the FFLM have developed interim guidance, drawing together the existing information, guidance and quality standards, regarding the number of paediatric forensic medical examinations. The guidance is available on the Faculty website... Read more

  8. March 2017 Exams

    10 January 2017

    The Part 2 exams application period opened yesterday. All the necessary information (application form and payment links) are on the Exams page of our website: https://www.fflm.ac.uk/exams/... Read more

  9. 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

  10. 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

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