Online learning resources for STP Life Sciences trainees

Last Updated: 28th July 2021

These online resources will support STP Life Science trainees with their training.

e-Learning for Healthcare programmes

The e-Learning for Healthcare website has a collection of links to web based educational resources and other e-learning platforms, that you may find useful to support your training. Please bear in mind that this list is not exhaustive and not all of the materials have been created specifically for the healthcare science training programmes.


E-Path is a web based educational resource supporting medical and healthcare science trainees in seven main Pathology specialties. The resource includes modules on Clinical Biochemistry, Genetics, Haematology, Immunology, Microbiology and Virology.

Blood Transfusion

Learn Blood Transfusion is a suite of e-learning courses that have been developed by the UK Blood Services and are reviewed regularly by a UK-wide editorial board. The interactive e-learning materials offer healthcare workers the opportunity to practise skills relevant to: prescribing, requesting, sampling, collection, administering a transfusion, managing an adverse event, sample testing, blood conservation, the consent process and laboratory practice.

Patient Blood Management

A training video produced by NHS Blood and Transplant to raise awareness of what could happen to your patient if you are not vigilant and do not adhere to your local transfusion policies and protocols.


The genomics education website hosts a range of e-learning resources for healthcare professionals seeking to gain a better understanding of genomics in healthcare.


The e-pathpots website contains podcasts of pathology museum specimens. The podcasts on this site show a wide range of diseases, some common today, others rare and exotic. These include: tropical diseases, rare cardiac anomalies, historical specimens and uncommon diseases. These podcasts have been produced to support the teaching of trainee pathologists and medical students in the UK but are free to anyone with an interest in the pathology of disease.