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Wilson-Barnett, Prof. Dame Jenifer, (Dame Jenifer Trimble) free

DBE 2003

Born 10 Aug. 1944; adopted by Edith M. Barnett and Barbara M. Wilson; m 1975, Michael Robert Trimble

Professor of Nursing, 1986–2004, now Emeritus, and Founding Head of Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, 1999–2004, King’s College, London (Head of Division of Nursing and Midwifery, 1994–99)


Chichester High School for Girls; St George’s Hosp., London (student nurse), 1963–66; Univ. of Leicester, 1967–70 (BA Politics); Edinburgh Univ., 1970–72 (MSc); Guy’s Hosp. Med. Sch., London (PhD 1977). FRCN 1984; FKC 1995


Staff Nurse, 1966, Nursing Sister, 1972–74, St George’s Hosp.; Researcher, Guy’s Hosp., 1974–77; Chelsea College: Lectr in Nursing, 1977; Sen. Lectr, 1983; Reader and Hd of Dept, 1984. Ed.-in-Chief, Internat. Jl of Nursing Studies, 2000–05. Chair, Chichester Cttee, Macmillan Cancer Support, 2013–. Patron, Selsey and Dist Carers Support Gp, 2007–. Chair, St Mary, Our Lady, Sidlesham, Develt Gp, 2010–. Hon. DSc: Hull, 2004; Kingston, 2006. Lifetime Achievement Award, British Jl Nursing, 2008


Stress in Hospital: patients’ psychological reactions to illness and health care, 1979; (with Morva Fordham) Recovery from Illness, 1982; Patient Teaching, 1983; Nursing Research: ten studies in patient care, 1983; Nursing Issues and Research in Terminal Care, 1988; Patient Problems: a research base for nursing care, 1988; (with Sarah Robinson) Directions in Nursing Research, 1989; (with Jill Macleod Clark) Health Promotion and Nursing Research, 1993; (with Alison Richardson) Nursing Research in Cancer Care, 1996


music, writing, ‘singing’


Jubilee Cottage, Mill Lane, Sidlesham, Chichester, W Sussex PO20 7NA


Royal Automobile, Royal College of Nursing, Royal Society of Medicine