13th May 2020
Roald Dahl Specialist Nurses and some of the seriously ill children they support have been illuminated on the iconic Piccadilly Lights screen to celebrate International Nurses Day, highlight the importance of specialist nurses and to launch a Nurses Appeal for Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity.
11th May 2020
Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity today launches a nurses appeal, the day before International Nurses Day (12th May), to ensure its network of 78 Roald Dahl Specialist Nurses can continue their vital work caring for seriously ill children while also supporting their fellow NHS workers on the frontline during the Coronavirus pandemic.
24th April 2020
From building 26 Duplo pirate ships to tying 26 bowline knots and building a rocket out of 26 household items, the children we support and their families have really stepped up to the 2.6 Challenge.
24th April 2020
Sadie (age 4) is a SWAN (Syndromes Without A Name) child which means she doesn’t have a diagnosis. Whilst to many people, Sadie looks like a healthy, happy four-year-old, she has a range of extremely complex health conditions. We caught up with her mum, Lucy to find out more about the impact of having a child without a diagnosis and an invisible, lifelong, incurable illness:
24th March 2020
Georgia (16) was diagnosed with epilepsy in November 2018 and has been supported by Roald Dahl Specialist Nurse, Louisa Griffith. Louisa has been a vital support for Georgia’s mum, Karen and has helped bring “peace of mind” to Georgia.
18th March 2020
During this public health emergency due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Roald Dahl Specialist Children’s Nurses and their specialist teams are under great pressure supporting children and young people with lifelong, incurable illnesses and their families. We are humbled by their dedication and commitment providing a vital lifeline to these families. Thank you from all at Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity.
3rd March 2020
Come and visit the Roald Dahl Museum over the Easter holidays for lots of fun with Fantabulous Food!
2nd March 2020
World Book Day 2021 might be a little different, but there are lots of ways to celebrate at home.
27th February 2020
We don’t want everyone to get too excited but we have rather a lot going on.
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.