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Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity Celebrates 30th anniversary

18th January 2021

2021 marks a marvellous 30 years since Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity was set up by Roald Dahl’s widow, Felicity Dahl. The charity, which provides specialist nurses and support to seriously ill children, will kick off its special year by reflecting on its milestones from establishing the first ever Paediatric Epilepsy Specialist Nurse to creating the world’s first SWAN (Syndromes Without A Name) Specialist Nurse.

Dáire’s Story

15th January 2021

It is impossible to imagine how devastating it would be to find out that your child has a brain tumour and then suffers a stroke. That is what happened to Dáire and his family. Fortunately, Dáire has an excellent team in Belfast to help him through his rehabilitation including Roald Dahl Neurodisability Specialist Nurse, Jennifer. Dáire’s mum, Kerrie explains how Jennifer and the team made Dáire’s recovery as fun as it could be and involved the whole family in his care.

500,000 Steps January Challenge

11th January 2021

Samantha will be completing 500,000 steps in January to raise £500 for Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity.