About Roald Dahl's Marvellous Children's Charity

Roald Dahl's Marvellous Childrens Charity

Children's nurses and family support

Roald Dahl Nurses

Our Roald Dahl nurses across the UK support seriously ill children

Marvellous Family Grants

Our Marvellous Family Grants help families during difficult times

Marvellous Nurse Inventing Room

Pioneering nurse-led research

The children and young people we help

My Roald Dahl nurse is the one person I can talk to who doesn’t make me feel small. I can ask anything that I’m worried about without feeling silly.

Sebastian's mum 1

Marvellous interview 2013

I think probably kindness is my number one attribute in a human being. I'll put it before any of the things like courage or bravery or generosity or anything else.

Roald Dahl 1

BBC World Service interview, November 1988

A family with a child with a disability has about a third more expenses. There are loads of extra costs because of hospitals or life-limiting conditions.

Social worker 1

Marvellous interview 2013

Our Roald Dahl Research Award will allow us to map rare brain conditions in children. We hope this will help ground-breaking research into new treatments.

Dr Rob Forsyth, Senior Lecturer in Paediatric Neurology 1

Marvellous interview 2013

My job is to reassure parents that they're not alone. I help them
make sure that their child can live their life to the full.

Lynn, Roald Dahl nurse 1

Marvellous interview 2012

Your Roald Dahl Research Award helped us to articulate what we have been battling to say to the NHS for a very long time.

Lola Oni, Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia Association of Counsellors 1

Marvellous interview 2012

Your help is a real lifeline.

Family key worker 1

Marvellous interview 2013

I don't know what we would have done without Siobhan, our Roald Dahl nurse. Yasmin used to worry a lot before, but now she's optimistic about her future.

Yasmin's auntie 1

Marvellous interview 2014

Without the support of our Roald Dahl nurse Lilly, our lives would be much harder and a great deal more stressful.

Jacob's mum 1

Marvellous interview 2014

Latest tweets

A young adult with epilepsy has been awarded a £290 grant to help purchase equipment that can help reduce anxiety for him & his parents.

We're having a #marvellous time @TheUffculme with #families, our friends @SWAN_UK @Bham_Childrens and our #RoaldDahl #RareDisease nurses.

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