Forensic Medicine Committee

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Overview of the Forensic Medicine Committee (FMC)

The Forensic Medicine Committee (FMC) represents the following roles and provides a UK-wide voice on issues affecting these doctors in their working lives.

The committee also leads negotiations in fees for forensic physicians and forensic pathologists.

  • Forensic physicians (also known as forensic medical examiners) - working in custodial settings and Sexual Assault Referral Centres (SARC)
  • Forensic pathologists working for the Home Office
  • Crematorium medical referees
  • Medically trained coroners
  • Forensic psychiatrists.


Who we are


  • FMC co-chair: Dr Michael Wilks
  • FMC co-chair: Dr Rachael Pickering


Our priorities

View the top priorities we have been working on.


Related information

Fees and allowances for forensic physicians


Any questions?

Email us: [email protected]