Roald Dahl's Marvellous Children's Charity helps to make life better for seriously ill children in the UK.
Our Roald Dahl Nurses provide support to children with serious illnesses, and their families.
We believe every child should have the best possible healthcare.
I honestly believe that children should have the most magical and amazing childhood filled with love and laughter. It pains me to think that some children have to spend more time in hospital than anyone should ever have to."
Simon Williams 1
Fundraiser who climbed Everest Base Camp for Roald Dahl's Marvellous Children's Charity.
Mummy and me have sat and read my story before I had my injection. My brothers now know about my arthritis and we talk about it.
Marvellous Nurse Inventing Room, The Superhero Kit, South Warwickshire NHS Trust
It felt like children's nursing was where I belonged
Roald Dahl Nurse Anne Sweeney, the first Roald Dahl Specialist Children's Nurse 1
Nursing Times, 2017
Roald Dahl nurse Jodi's support means everything. It's not that it's her job, it's her personality. When we've been sat there in tears wondering why Bella hasn't grown out of her condition and it's so frustrating, she's just so supportive.
Sara, Mum to Bella 1
Telegraph Christmas Charity Appeal 2016
Edith being there on the end of the phone for advice and support calms me down. She gives me strength and has taught me how to manage my boys' condition at home. She's given me confidence and it's meant that they spend less time in hospital. We feel that nothing is impossible with Edith on our side.
Lisa, Mum to Taye and Tyrell 1
Marvellous interview, talking about Roald Dahl Nurse Edith
The best feeling was when one of my Young Adults told me I was her role model and she looks up to me and is now in university aspiring to become a qualified Nurse so that she can be kind, caring, and compassionate and show empathy for patients and their families like I do. I will never forget this conversation; I know I make a difference in my patients’ lives.
Roald Dahl Nurse Giselle 1
The role of transition nurses in patient care, South Thames Sickle Cell & Thalassaemia Network, 2017
Fundraiser Andrew completes his first Ironman and raises over £1,500 for Roald Dahl's Marvellous Children's Charity.
This summer, for the first time since Charlie Bucket won the prize of a lifetime, five children from across the United States have been chosen to become NEW lucky golden ticket winners!
In the second part of our series exploring Roald Dahl's local links we look at the author's short stories.
Roald Dahl quotations trail now in place in Great Missenden Library
Former nurse Rosemary Higgs who cared for Roald Dahl many years ago, hosts a marvellous dinner to raise money for Roald Dahl's Marvellous Children's Charity.
Former Roald Dahl Non-malignant Haematology Nurse Jodi Betts who works at Addenbrookes Hospital, has recently been promoted to Matron for Paediatric Haematology/Oncology talks to Roald Dahl's Marvellous Children's Charity about her time as a Roald Dahl Nurse and provides advice for future specialist children's nurses.
Missenden Abbey, a dedicated conference, wedding and events venue supports Roald Dahl's Marvellous Children's Charity by raising nearly £1,500 at their Summer fair.