COVID-19: Little Journey is more important now than ever.

Working with the NHS

Little Journey has worked alongside the NHS to create age appropriate content for children undergoing Swab Tests. Ensuring children are spoken to directly and on a level that they feel informed and included in the decisions that are being made around the pandemic.

What is a Coronavirus Swab Test?

As we continue to tackle the virus, swab tests will start to become a key part of our day to day lives. Learn about how, why and when we test for Coronavirus using a Swab Test

How to prepare for a swab test

Are you going for a Coronavirus Swab Test soon? Watch this video to learn how to prepare and practise at home before the test.

What's it like to have a Coronavirus swab test?

Have you been told you need to have a swab test soon? Find out what to happens and what it might feel like in this video.

These information videos were written and produced with help from:

The Little Journey Young Persons Advisory group: Josh, Izzie and family, Eloise Lucas and family, Hollie Rostron and family.
Dr Chris Evans (Anaesthetic Research Fellow – University College London)
Professor Lucy Bray (Professor of Child health literacy – Edgehill University)
Dr Sanjay Patel (Paediatric infectious diseases and immunology consultant working at Southampton Children’s Hospital)
Dr Damian Roland (Consultant and Honorary Associate Professor in Paediatric Emergency Medicine)
Dr Karen Bartholomew (Paediatric Anaesthetist – Association of Paediatric Anaesthetists Great Britain & Ireland)
Dr Hannah Lonsdale (Paediatric Anaesthetist – Association of Paediatric Anaesthetists Great Britain & Ireland) Funded by NHS England and Addenbrookes Charitable Trust Designed
Animations created by Tight (www.thisistight.co.uk)

Working with NHS England

We have worked with NHS England to help young adults learn about the Coronavirus Swab Test and what they can expect when they need to have one

Prepare for your swab test

Are you going for a Coronavirus Swab Test soon? Watch this video to learn how to prepare and practise at home before the test.

What's it like to have a swab test?

Have you been told you need to have a Coronavirus Swab Test soon? Watch this video to find out what might happen and what it might feel like.

These information videos were written and produced with help from:

The Little Journey Young Persons Advisory group: Josh, Izzie and family, Eloise Lucas and family, Hollie Rostron and family.
Dr Chris Evans (Anaesthetic Research Fellow – University College London)
Professor Lucy Bray (Professor of Child health literacy – Edgehill University)
Dr Sanjay Patel (Paediatric infectious diseases and immunology consultant working at Southampton Children’s Hospital)
Dr Damian Roland (Consultant and Honorary Associate Professor in Paediatric Emergency Medicine)
Dr Karen Bartholomew (Paediatric Anaesthetist – Association of Paediatric Anaesthetists Great Britain & Ireland)
Dr Hannah Lonsdale (Paediatric Anaesthetist – Association of Paediatric Anaesthetists Great Britain & Ireland) Funded by NHS England and Addenbrookes Charitable Trust Designed
Animations created by Tight (www.thisistight.co.uk)

A friendly guide for the Coronavirus swab test

Little Journey has worked alongside NHS England to create informative materials to help explain the Coronavirus Swab Tests to children and young adults.
Please contact us to receive a free downloadable version to print out at your hospital.

Submit your own question

Do you have any other further questions or worries about Coronavirus?

Feel free to send us a message:

Little Journey characters wearing PPE

We have updated all our animations to include Personal Protective Equipment, replicating the in hospital scenario.

Updatable Coronavirus Information Article Content

Our adult information section now includes Coronavirus specific information, allowing parents and families to stay informed through Little Journey. These articles are drip-fed through a timeline to ensure parents and carers get the information they need at an appropriate time before visiting hospital.

What is a Coronavirus Swab Test?

As we continue to tackle the virus, swab tests will start to become a key part of our day to day lives. Learn about how, why and when we test for Coronavirus using a Swab Test

How to prepare for a swab test

Are you going for a Coronavirus Swab Test soon? Watch this video to learn how to prepare and practise at home before the test.

What's it like to have a Coronavirus swab test?

Have you been told you need to have a swab test soon? Find out what to happens and what it might feel like in this video.

These information videos were written and produced with help from:

The Little Journey Young Persons Advisory group: Josh, Izzie and family, Eloise Lucas and family, Hollie Rostron and family.
Dr Chris Evans (Anaesthetic Research Fellow – University College London)
Professor Lucy Bray (Professor of Child health literacy – Edgehill University)
Dr Sanjay Patel (Paediatric infectious diseases and immunology consultant working at Southampton Children’s Hospital)
Dr Damian Roland (Consultant and Honorary Associate Professor in Paediatric Emergency Medicine)
Dr Karen Bartholomew (Paediatric Anaesthetist – Association of Paediatric Anaesthetists Great Britain & Ireland)
Dr Hannah Lonsdale (Paediatric Anaesthetist – Association of Paediatric Anaesthetists Great Britain & Ireland) Funded by NHS England and Addenbrookes Charitable Trust Designed
Animations created by Tight (www.thisistight.co.uk)

Working with NHS England

We have worked with NHS England to help young adults learn about the Coronavirus Swab Test and what they can expect when they need to have one

Prepare for your swab test

Are you going for a Coronavirus Swab Test soon? Watch this video to learn how to prepare and practise at home before the test.

What's it like to have a swab test?

Have you been told you need to have a Coronavirus Swab Test soon? Watch this video to find out what might happen and what it might feel like.

These information videos were written and produced with help from:

The Little Journey Young Persons Advisory group: Josh, Izzie and family, Eloise Lucas and family, Hollie Rostron and family.
Dr Chris Evans (Anaesthetic Research Fellow – University College London)
Professor Lucy Bray (Professor of Child health literacy – Edgehill University)
Dr Sanjay Patel (Paediatric infectious diseases and immunology consultant working at Southampton Children’s Hospital)
Dr Damian Roland (Consultant and Honorary Associate Professor in Paediatric Emergency Medicine)
Dr Karen Bartholomew (Paediatric Anaesthetist – Association of Paediatric Anaesthetists Great Britain & Ireland)
Dr Hannah Lonsdale (Paediatric Anaesthetist – Association of Paediatric Anaesthetists Great Britain & Ireland) Funded by NHS England and Addenbrookes Charitable Trust Designed
Animations created by Tight (www.thisistight.co.uk)

A friendly guide for the Coronavirus swab test

Little Journey has worked alongside NHS England to create informative materials to help explain the Coronavirus Swab Tests to children and young adults.
Please contact us to receive a free downloadable version to print out at your hospital.

Submit your own question

Do you have any other further questions or worries about Coronavirus?

Feel free to send us a message:

Little Journey characters wearing PPE

We have updated all our animations to include Personal Protective Equipment, replicating the in hospital scenario.

Updatable Coronavirus Information Article Content

Our adult information section now includes Coronavirus specific information, allowing parents and families to stay informed through Little Journey. These articles are drip-fed through a timeline to ensure parents and carers get the information they need at an appropriate time before visiting hospital.

Submit your own question

Do you have any other further questions or worries about Coronavirus?

Feel free to send us a message:

⋮ Quick Menu