Papers of Professor Jane Robinson, Professor of Nursing at the University of Nottingham; 1969-2000s

Scope and Content

Papers of Professor Jane Robinson, divided into the following main parts:

Reports and books, 1980-2000;

Papers relating to her time at the Nursing Policy Studies Centre at the University of Warwick, 1985-2008;

Papers relating to work with the World Health Organisation, 1985-1998;

Papers relating to a University of Nottingham visit to Uganda, January 1997;

Papers relating to work undertaken at/supported by The World Bank, 1997-2000;

Journal articles, 1976-2001;

Conference papers/reviews and letters, 1977-1989;

Case studies and day book created as part of her Health Visitor course at the University of Keele, 1969-1970;


Administrative / Biographical History

Jane Robinson was Foundation Professor of Nursing at the University of Nottingham, 1989-1997, and developed the new Department of Nursing Studies at the University. From 1985 to 1989 she was Director of the Nursing Policy Studies Centre at the University of Warwick. She is a Fellow of the Royal College of Nursing (1994). Between 1985 and 1997 she also worked as a Temporary Advisor to the World Health Organisation.

Access Information

The bulk of the collection is accessible to all readers. However, access to some items is restricted under the Data Protection Act 1998 and other relevant legislation. Please see our Access Policy or contact us for further advice. Also, pending full cataloguing, access is limited and is possible only by advance notice and agreement.

Conditions Governing Use

Identification of copyright holders of unpublished material is often difficult.

Permission to make any published use of any material from the collection must be sought in writing on our Permission to Publish form (see the Reprographics Services part of our website or email

Reprographic copies can be supplied for educational and private study purposes only, depending on access status and the condition of the documents.

Custodial History

The material was donated to Manuscripts and Special Collections by Professor Robinson.