About this section

The purpose of the Clinical Forensic & Legal Medicine Section is to advance the knowledge and practice of clinical forensic and legal medicine.

Dr Neville Davis MBE, first President of the Clinical Forensic & Legal Medicine Section

Dr Neville Davis died at home on Wednesday 5 October 2022. 

 

Neville was a leader in the development of clinical forensic and legal medicine in the UK, in the 20th and 21st centuries. 

 

He trained, supported and mentored many aspiring forensic physicians and took delight in seeing their development and success: the best of teachers. 

 

Neville was a founding member and the first President of the RSM Clinical Forensic & Legal Medicine Section, which this year celebrates its 35th anniversary. 

 

The Section is marking this milestone with an online meeting on Saturday 12 November at which Neville had planned to be present. Although his final illness meant he could not attend in person, he had hoped to join online. Sadly, this was not to be, but he will be with us in spirit. 

Upcoming events from our partners

The British Academy of Forensic Sciences

See the upcoming BAFS events by clicking here

  • BAFS Friends' Dinner 2022, 22 November 2022 - Register here
  • Mark Glover, Thames Valley Police - Operation Naseby: a voice from the grave, 14 December 2022 - Register here

Section Council members

Section meetings and conferences are usually organised by members of the Section Council, led by the Section President and often in collaboration with specialist societies.

Interested in joining the Section Council?

Section Councils play a pivotal role at the RSM and we are always looking for members who would like to get involved. If you would like to apply, please complete our application form and a Council representative will be in touch.

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Dr Bernadette Butler
President
Mr David Heming
President Elect

Upcoming clinical forensic & legal medicine events

View all event and webinars being run by the Clinical Forensic & Legal Medicine Section.

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Student prizes & awards

Clinical Forensic & Legal Medicine

Undergraduate poster prize

Deadline: Tuesday 31 January 2023
Open to: Undergraduate students who have been working as part of courses leading to primary qualifications in law or medicine. Students studying other specialities may submit their work to be considered for presentation purposes but are NOT eligible for the prize.
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Postgraduate poster prize

Deadline: Tuesday 31 January 2023
Open to: Postgraduate students who have been working for qualifications in forensic and legal medicine or medical law. Students studying other specialities may submit their work to be considered for presentation purposes but are NOT eligible for the prize.
Apply here

Trainee prizes & awards

Clinical Forensic & Legal Medicine

There are currently no prizes or awards open for this section.

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