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For virology related guidelines please see our Guidelines page

The UK CVN has an institutional subscription to Reviews in Medical Virology, for instructions on access please see the discussion on the Message Board.


Laboratory Websites




Virology News


Continuing Professional Development (CPD)


Teaching/training resources

Royal College of Pathologists including:

SIMs: UK Standards for Microbiology Investigations

PHE eLearning including:

  • HAV
  • HBV
  • Rabies
  • NSI
  • Influenza in a Care Home

This Week in Virology (TWiV)


International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses (ICTV)

All the Virology on the WWW

e-Learning for Healthcare including:

  • Equality & Diversity
  • Flu Immunisation
  • Leadership for Clinicians
  • Management and Leadership Skills
  • Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare
  • Sexual Health and HIV

BMJ learning (for Foundation doctors) including:

  • Therapeutics: Antivirals for herpes simplex viruses
  • Dengue fever
  • Herpes simplex type 1 oral infection: a guide to diagnosis and treatment
  • HIV: basic treatment principles – in association with Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
  • HIV: treatment considerations and side effects – in association with Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
  • HIV testing and management of newly diagnosed HIV
  • Infectious mononucleosis
  • Influenza vaccinations
  • Management of acute infective conjunctivitis
  • Management of chronic hepatitis B infection
  • Measles: diagnosis and management
  • Mumps: diagnosis, treatment, and prevention
  • Norovirus – how to reduce transmission and manage a hospital outbreak
  • The prevention and management of rabies
  • Sexually transmitted infections: diagnostic picture tests


The UK CVN would be grateful for recommendations for additions to this page. Please contact Eleri Wilson-Davies ([email protected]) with the details of the resource or use the Contact page.