Add a splash of colour and help fund a vital children's nurse.

What we do

As a UK wide charity, we believe that every seriously ill child deserves a Roald Dahl Specialist Nurse.

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Roald Dahl Specialist Nurses
Roald Dahl Specialist Nurses


Providing specialist support and care for seriously ill children, young people and families living with lifelong, complex conditions.

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Where Roald Dahl Nurses are
Where Roald Dahl Nurses are


There are 82 Roald Dahl Specialist Nurses around the UK supporting over 24,000 seriously ill children and young people.

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Other Ways We Support Families
Other Ways We Support Families


As well as providing specialist nurses, we support those nurses to be the best they can be and we provide benefits advice to parents.

Get Involved

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Do Something Marvellous Campaign!
Do Something Marvellous Campaign!


We have launched our Do Something marvellous Campaign. Help us fund vital Roald Dahl Children's Nurse

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Take on a Challenge Event
Take on a Challenge Event

There are challenges and distances for all abilities. Take a look at some of the events happening locally to you.

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News

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Celebrate International Nurses Day in May
Celebrate International Nurses Day in May

Our new campaign is called Do Something Marvellous and we are launching it on International Nurses Day. Help us raise vital funds and celebrate Roald Dahl Nurses.

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Charlie's Story
Charlie's Story

Charlie is supported by a Roald Dahl Epilepsy Specialist Nurse. Find out more about him and his story.

Our impact in numbers

82 Nurses for web (2)

Roald Dahl Specialist Nurses are a vital lifeline to the children and their families, supporting them clinically and emotionally.

This number includes one play specialist and two occupational therapists.

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"If we didn't have our Roald Dahl Nurse, we'd feel completely alone". Parent of a seriously ill child.

This is the number of seriously ill children supported across the UK at any one time

44 NHS Trusts for web

We highly value our relationships with the NHS, creating and innovating seriously ill children's healthcare with them, improving outcomes and making better lives.

Help us continue to provide specialist nurses and support for seriously ill children living with complex, lifelong illnesses.

Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity provides specialist nurses and support for seriously ill children. Today, there are currently 82 Roald Dahl Specialist Nurses caring for over 24,000 seriously ill children across the UK. We also provide support in other ways, helping to improve the resilience of families who find life very tough.