Roald Dahl's Marvellous Childrens Charity

Find a Roald Dahl specialist nurse

Providing the best possible healthcare for seriously ill children and young people in the UK.

We are very proud of our 70 Roald Dahl specialist nurses* around the UK.

Scotland – 9 Roald Dahl nurses

  • NHS Grampian (Aberdeen) - epilepsy 
  • NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde - 1 neuro-paediatric nurse and 1 epilepsy nurse
  • NHS Highland (Inverness) - 3 epilepsy nurses
  • NHS Lothian (Edinburgh) - epilepsy
  • NHS Tayside (Dundee) - 2 epilepsy nurses

Wales – 6 Roald Dahl nurses

  • Aneurin Bevan Health Board (Newport) - 4 epilepsy nurses
  • Cardiff and Vale University Health Board - 2 epilepsy nurses

Northern Ireland - 1 Roald Dahl nurse

  • Belfast Health and Social Care Trust  - neurodisability nurse

England – 54 Roald Dahl nurses 

North East (2)

  • The Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust - 2 neurology nurses

North West (7)

  • Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust (Liverpool) - 2 epilepsy nurses (including 1 community post) and 1 Neuromuscular 
  • Bolton NHS Foundation Trust - epilepsy
  • Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (Preston) - 2 epilepsy nurses
  • Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust - bone marrow transplant coordinator

Yorkshire and the Humber (3)

  • Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust - haematology
  • Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust - 1 epilepsy and 1 neuromuscular nurse

Midlands (7)

  • Birmingham Women and Children's NHS Foundation Trust - 4 rare diseases nurses (1 of which is a transition nurse)
  • Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust - epilepsy 
  • Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust - epilepsy 
  • Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Foundation Trust - epilepsy

East (5)

  • Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust - 3 nurses (epilepsy, haematology & neuromuscular)
  • Luton & Dunstable University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust - haematology
  • North East London Foundation Trust (Billericay) - community epilepsy

 South East (14)

  • Ashford and St. Peter's Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (Chertsey) - epilepsy
  • Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust - acquired brain injury
  • The Children's Trust (Tadworth) - acquired brain injury
  • Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust - epilepsy/neurology
  • Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust - Non-malignant haematology
  • Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust - epilepsy
  • Rennie Grove Hospice Care (Tring) - palliative
  • Royal Surrey County NHS Foundation Trust (Guildford) - 2 epilepsy nurses
  • Solent NHS Trust - community epilepsy 
  • University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation - 2 epilepsy nurses, 1 acquired brain injury nurse and 1 haemophilia nurse

 London (14) 

  • Barts Health NHS Trust - 1 transition nurse and 1 epilepsy nurse
  • 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 - 2 occupational therapists (neuro-rehabilitation), 1 haematology transition nurse and 1 epilepsy nurse
  • Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust - epilepsy
  • North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust - community haematology
  • University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust - play specialist focussing on rare diseases and complex, long-term conditions.
  • Whittington Health NHS Trust - haematology

South West (2)

  • Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust - epilepsy 
  • Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust - acquired brain injury

6 New Roald Dahl nurses coming soon at:

  • Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust (Liverpool) - 1 non-malignant haematology nurse
  • Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board (Swansea) - Gastroenterology 
  • Barts Health NHS Trust - 1 transition nurse
  • Basildon & Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust - haematology
  • Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust - neurosurgery 
  • St George's NHS Foundation Trust (Tooting) - haematology

*The term 'Roald Dahl specialist nurses' is inclusive of other healthcare professions funded by the charity, which encompass seriously ill children's holistic needs, including psychological needs.

This list is accurate as of 24 July 2018.