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 Roald Dahl specialist nurses* around the UK.

Scotland – 8 Roald Dahl nurses

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

Wales – 5 Roald Dahl nurses

  • Aneurin Bevan Health Board (Newport) - 3 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 – 48 Roald Dahl nurses 

North East (2)

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

North West (6)

  • Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust (Liverpool) - 2 epilepsy nurses 
  • Bolton NHS Foundation Trust - epilepsy
  • Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (Preston) - 2 epilepsy nurses
  • Manchester University NHS 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 (6)

  • Birmingham Women and Children's NHS Foundation Trust - 3 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) - epilepsy

 South East (12)

  • 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
  • Rennie Grove Hospice Care (Tring) - palliative
  • Royal Surrey County NHS Foundation Trust (Guildford) - 2 epilepsy nurses
  • Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust - epilepsy
  • University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation - 2 epilepsy nurses, 1 acquired brain injury nurse and 1 haemophilia nurse

 London (13) 

  • Barts Health NHS Trust - 1 transition nurse and 1 epilepsy nurse
  • Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust - epilepsy
  • East London NHS Foundation Trust (East Ham)  - epilepsy
  • Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust - undiagnosed (SWAN - Syndromes Without A Name)
  • Imperial College NHS Trust - haematology
  • King's College London NHS Foundation Trust - 2 occupational therapists (neuro-rehabilitation), 1 haematology transition nurse and 1 epilepsy nurse
  • North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust - 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 (1)

  • Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust - acquired brain injury 

11 New Roald Dahl nurses coming soon at:

  • Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust (Liverpool) - 1 neuromuscular nurse and 1 haematology nurse
  • Aneurin Bevan Health Board (Newport) - epilepsy
  • Barts Health NHS Trust - 1 transition nurse
  • Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust (Woolwich) - epilepsy
  • Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust - 1 haematology nurse and 1 neurosurgery nurse
  • Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust - epilepsy
  • Solent NHS Trust (Portsmouth) - epilepsy nurse
  • 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 31 March 2018.