14th February 2020
2020 has been designated the International Year of the Nurse and Midwife by the World Health Organisation to honour the vital role played by nurses and midwives around the globe. Roald Dahl's Marvellous Children's Charity is marking this special year with a number of initiatives including:
27th January 2020
One of the young people and families that Roald Dahl Nurse Kat Bottle (AKA Kat Crocodile!) supports in Poole arranged a wonderful surprise for her in December to say thank you for being “such a force” in their family’s life.
23rd January 2020
Four of our marvellous Roald Dahl Nurses were among the special guests at Birmingham Children’s Hospital for the unveiling of a unique stained-glass window installation featuring some of Roald Dahl’s most iconic characters designed by Sir Quentin Blake.
3rd January 2020
Dominic (aged 13) is a SWAN child (Syndromes Without a Name), which means he doesn’t have an overriding diagnosis to explain the many issues that he has. He is currently on a few genetic research studies that are trying to map what each gene is responsible for.
13th December 2019
This week, five seriously ill children supported by Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity were invited to a magical event at Clarence House by the charity’s Royal Patron, Her Royal Highness, The Duchess of Cornwall.
10th December 2019
Ten-year-old Lara, who has an undiagnosed genetic disorder, and is supported by Roald Dahl Nurse, Anna, is fronting Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity Christmas Appeal in which she imagines a Christmas future where all seriously ill children have a Roald Dahl Nurse.
5th December 2019
A lucky group of Roald Dahl Nurses along with some children and families they support were treated to a fabulously festive performance of A Christmas Carol at the Old Vic Theatre in London this week.
25th November 2019
One of our marvellous Roald Dahl Nurses, Anna Jewitt, who is the world’s first SWAN (Syndromes With a Name) Nurse and is based at Great Ormond Street Hospital is starring in a video you can now see in Medicine: The Wellcome Galleries at the Science Museum.
8th October 2019
We are proud to announce that one of our marvellous nurses has won a prestigious Zenith Global Health Award
2nd October 2019
Joanne Fowlie recently took part in the gruelling Spartan Beast race to raise money for Roald Dahl's Marvellous Children's Charity. Read more for her top training tips and why more people should take part in events like these.