How academic nursing is being enriched by 'The Thriller Elite'

Darbyshire, Philip and Thompson, David R. (2014) How academic nursing is being enriched by 'The Thriller Elite'. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 70 10: 2165-2166. doi:10.1111/jan.12350

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Author Darbyshire, Philip
Thompson, David R.
Title How academic nursing is being enriched by 'The Thriller Elite'
Journal name Journal of Advanced Nursing   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0309-2402
Publication date 2014-10-01
Sub-type Editorial
DOI 10.1111/jan.12350
Open Access Status Not yet assessed
Volume 70
Issue 10
Start page 2165
End page 2166
Total pages 2
Place of publication Chichester, West Sussex, United Kingdom
Publisher Wiley-Blackwell Publishing
Language eng
Formatted abstract
In our lengthy writing careers, few papers have been as satisfying for both of us as ‘The Killer Elite’ editorial (Thompson & Darbyshire 2013) and the responses we received and continue to receive...

Being eternal optimists, we believe that the Killer Elite are a minority, albeit often a disproportionately powerful one. There is, of course, the bright, shining other side of the coin, what we would call ‘The Thriller Elite’, the exemplary leaders and colleagues in academia and services that it is both an honour and a privilege to have known or to have worked with. These are the visionaries, leaders and mentors whose stellar scholarship was or is matched only by their shining decency and whose influence on aspiring nurses and academics like ourselves was so profound...
Q-Index Code CX
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Institutional Status UQ
Additional Notes Article first published online: 28 JAN 2014

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Sub-type: Editorial
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