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Rare Disease Day 2020: Spotlight on Roald Dahl Rare Disease Nurses

25th February 2020

This week, we are marking Rare Disease Day with a special video series featuring our Rare Disease Roald Dahl Nurses, who are based at the UK’s first centre for children with rare diseases located at Birmingham Women’s and Children’s Hospital.

“It would be devastating if we didn’t have our Roald Dahl Nurse, Sarah”

25th February 2020

Having a rare disease can be really challenging and isolating. To find out more, we caught up with a family who is supported by one of our four Roald Dahl Rare Disease Nurses who are based at the UK’s first centre for children with rare diseases at Birmingham Women’s and Children’s Hospital.

Just in time for World Book Day...

20th February 2020

A brand new edition of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory has arrived!

Celebrating the Year of the Nurse & Midwife

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:

Which curious Roald Dahl creature are you?

13th February 2020

In case you hadn't heard, our rather wonderful Extraordinary Explorers range launched earlier this week.

Introducing Extraordinary Explorers!

10th February 2020

Calling all adventurers! An extraordinary expedition is about to begin!

Roald Dahl Nurse Celebrated with Random Act of Choirness!

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.

Roald Dahl Nurses Celebrate Unveiling of Stained Glass Window with Royal Patron

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.

“If we didn’t have our Roald Dahl Nurse, Anna, we’d feel completely on our own.”

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.

What did Roald Dahl really think of Christmas?

28th December 2019

Roald Dahl loved giving presents, but he wasn't such a big fan of Christmas. Keep that in mind as you tackle these questions...!