Find a Roald Dahl specialist nurse

Providing specialist care and support to seriously ill children

We are very proud of our 80 Roald Dahl Specialist Nurses* around the UK who care for children and young people with serious long-term health conditions.

Scotland – 8 Roald Dahl Specialist Nurses

  • NHS Grampian (Aberdeen) - Epilepsy 
  • NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde - Neuro-Paediatric and Epilepsy
  • NHS Highland (Inverness) - 2 Epilepsy
  • NHS Lothian (Edinburgh) - Epilepsy
  • NHS Tayside (Dundee) - 2 Epilepsy

Wales – 7 Roald Dahl Specialist Nurses

  • Aneurin Bevan Health Board (Newport) - 4 Epilepsy
  • Cardiff and Vale University Health Board - 2 Epilepsy
  • Swansea Bay University Health Board - Gastroenterology

Northern Ireland - 1 Roald Dahl Specialist Nurse

  • Belfast Health and Social Care Trust  - Neurodisability

England – 64 Roald Dahl Specialist Nurses 

North East (2)

  • The Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust - 2 Neurology

North West (9)

  • Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust (Liverpool) - 2 Epilepsy (including 1 community post), Haematology** and Neuromuscular 
  • Bolton NHS Foundation Trust – 2 Epilepsy
  • Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (Preston) - 2 Epilepsy
  • Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust - Bone Marrow Transplant

Yorkshire and the Humber (5)

  • Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust – 2 Haematology
  • Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust -  Epilepsy and 2 Neuromuscular (one of which is a Transition Nurse)

Midlands (7)

  • Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust - 4 Rare Diseases (1 of which is a Transition nurse)
  • Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust  - Epilepsy 
  • Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (Sutton-in-Ashfield) - Epilepsy 
  • Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Foundation Trust - Epilepsy

East (6)

  • Basildon & Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust - Haematology
  • Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust - Epilepsy, Haematology and Neuromuscular
  • Luton & Dunstable University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust - Haematology
  • North East London Foundation Trust (Billericay) - Community Epilepsy

 South East (15)

  • Ashford and St. Peter's Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (Chertsey) - Epilepsy
  • Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust - Neurology
  • The Children's Trust (Tadworth) - Acquired Brain Injury
  • Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust - Epilepsy/Neurology
  • Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust - Haematology and Neurosurgery
  • Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust – 2 Epilepsy  (including 1 Community post)
  • Rennie Grove Hospice Care (Tring) - Palliative
  • Royal Surrey County NHS Foundation Trust (Guildford) - 2 Epilepsy
  • University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation - 2 Epilepsy, Neurological/Head injury and Haemophilia

 London (18) 

  • Barts Health NHS Trust - 2 Transition and Epilepsy
  • Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust - Epilepsy
  • East London NHS Foundation Trust (Newham)  - Community Epilepsy
  • Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust - Undiagnosed (SWAN - Syndromes Without A Name)
  • Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust - Haematology
  • King's College London NHS Foundation Trust -, Haematology Transition, Epilepsy and 2 Occupational Therapists (Neuro-rehabilitation) 
  • Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust – Epilepsy and Transition
  • North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust - Community Haematology
  • St George’s NHS Foundation Trust - Haematology
  • University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust - Play Specialist with focus on Haematology and Diabetes
  • Whittington Health NHS Trust - Haematology

South West (2)

  • Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust – 2 Epilepsy

 

*The term 'Roald Dahl Specialist Nurse' is inclusive of other healthcare professionals established by the charity, which encompass seriously ill children's holistic needs, including psychological needs.

** Our nurses work in the area of ‘Non-malignant haematology’

This list is accurate as of 30th September 2020.