The Forensic Science Regulatory, Dr Gillian Tully, has published her annual report 2016-2017.
The Faculty of Forensic and Legal Medicine have updated their following guidelines;
- Recommendations for the Collection of Forensic Specimens from Complainants and Suspects
- Recommendations for the Collection of Forensic Specimens from Complainants and Suspects – the evidence
The Faculty of Forensic and Legal Medicine have also introduced new guidelines for the forensic examination of females who are arrested on suspicion of a serious sexual assault. Whilst such situations represent a small minority when such scenario occurs this can be challenging for healthcare professionals involved.
- Recommendations for the examination of female suspects of sexual assault