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Companies Treatwell and John Greed show their support for Roald Dahl Nurses on International Nurses' Day

10th May 2021

Hair and beauty bookings website Treatwell, and independent jewellery retailer John Greed are supporting our charity with their exclusive campaigns to raise donations to help us provide more Roald Dahl Specialist Nurses.

Nurses take on 100km walk for the Captain Tom 100 challenge

28th April 2021

Roald Dahl Specialist Nurse, Sarah and colleague Roxy are taking part in the Captain Tom 100 Challenge and walking 100km - the equivalent of 100 laps of Darent Valley NHS Hospital - to help establish more Roald Dahl Specialist Nurses.

Newton Investment Management's virtual round-the-world challenge

21st April 2021

A round-the-virtual-world trip which involved colleagues from Newton Investment Management running, swimming, yoga-posing and even shimmying between their global offices, has raised a marvellous £10,000 for Roald Dahl's Marvellous Children's Charity.

Angus’ Story: “Our Roald Dahl Nurse, Pauline has a heart of gold and is so supportive of us as a family. I honestly don’t know what we would do without her.”

17th March 2021

Finding out your child has complex epilepsy is both a shock and a huge change for the whole family. We caught up with Angus’ mum, Nicola to find out how their Roald Dahl Specialist Nurse, Pauline has supported the whole family.

The Very Best Roald Dahl Quotes about Reading for World Book Day

1st March 2021

Roald Dahl’s stories are packed with brilliantly booky quotes. This World Book Day we've rounded up our very favourites...

Logan's Story: “Our Roald Dahl Nurse, Sarah keeps us afloat when we were sinking – she keeps us going.”

17th February 2021

Rare Disease Day takes place on the last day of February every year to raise awareness for rare diseases and the impact they can have on patients’ lives. Many of the children Roald Dahl Specialist Nurses support have a rare disease and we regularly hear about the immense challenges families who have a child with a rare disease face. Before having the support of a Roald Dahl Specialist Nurse, families have had to co-ordinate large numbers of appointments with multiple consultants or feel that they have to cope on their own with the stress of not knowing what the future holds for their child. Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity recognised the urgent need for specialist nursing support for these families and established the UK’s first Rare Disease Specialist Nurses as a result. There are now four Roald Dahl Rare Disease Specialist Nurses at Birmingham Children’s Hospital and one of the children they care for is 7-year old Logan. We caught up with his mum, Sophie to find out more.

An Interview With: The Longest-Serving Roald Dahl Specialist Nurse

16th February 2021

As part of Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity #MarvellousMilestones series to celebrate the charity’s 30th anniversary, we caught up with our longest-serving Roald Dahl Specialist Nurse, Miranda Gardner who has been in post for 25 years!

Virtual Marathon Series

12th February 2021

#TeamMarvellous: Chris challenges himself to THIRTEEN virtual marathon events!

First-ever Roald Dahl Specialist Nurse tells her story

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.

Marvellous Milestones

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.