12th February 2021
#TeamMarvellous: Chris challenges himself to THIRTEEN virtual marathon events!
9th February 2021
To celebrate Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity’s 30th anniversary, we are looking back at our marvellous milestones with a special series of videos and blogs. We start off with a powerful interview with the first-ever Roald Dahl Specialist Nurse, Anne Sweeney who was also the very first paediatric specialist epilepsy nurse.
8th February 2021
Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity, which provides specialist nurses and support to seriously ill children, is celebrating its 30th anniversary by releasing a special timeline series to mark its marvellous milestones since it was set up in 1991 by Roald Dahl’s widow, Felicity Dahl.
18th January 2021
In 2021 Roald Dahl's Marvellous Children's Charity is celebrating 30 years since Founder Felicity Dahl created our charity in Roald Dahl's memory.
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.
11th January 2021
Samantha will be completing 500,000 steps in January to raise £500 for Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity.
14th December 2020
An impressive twenty Roald Dahl Specialist Nurses based at NHS Trusts in England have been selected to take part in the highly regarded Florence Nightingale Foundation Leadership Programme, thanks to funding supported by Health Education England.
11th December 2020
“I know Ahuoyiza is taken care of when she’s in hospital and that really settles me. She sees her Roald Dahl Specialist Nurse, Elizabeth and she knows she’s going to be ok.”
30th November 2020
Joanna Lumley OBE is to preside over a very special auction in aid of Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity at Christie’s iconic auction house in London on the 9th December. Joanna is a committed and long serving Patron to the charity, which provides specialist nurses and support to seriously ill children.
10th November 2020
Henry (4) has the incredibly rare, inherited blood condition, Diamond-Blackfan Anaemia. Since diagnosis, Henry’s parents have been on an emotional rollercoaster having to take him for blood transfusions every three weeks and then a bone marrow transplant. Henry’s Roald Dahl Specialist Nurse, Clare, has been by the family’s side throughout. We caught up with Henry’s mum, Zoe to find out more about the impact of having a seriously ill child and why having the support of a Roald Dahl Specialist Nurse is so important: