Meetings were held in January, March, July and November. They are arranged in the following order: minutes of the previous meeting, minutes of current meeting, agenda of current meeting, papers of current meeting.
Items addressed at every meeting are: the location of the meeting, attendees and apologies, matters arising, correspondence, Congress, membership matters, reports from committees, reports from national boards, use of the seal, membership numbers. 1976 was the Royal College of Nursing's Diamond Jubilee year and the first year that nursing Fellowships were awarded.
During 1976 the topics discussed by Council include:
|Diamond jubilee celebrations
Clinical nurse consultant
Lampada housing association
Committee on Fellowships
Reorganisation of the membership structure
Relocation of headquarters
Deductions at source
Silver jubilee of Her Majesty the Queen
Diamond jubilee reception at St James' Palace
This record relates to two separate sets of minutes: the original set is signed. This volume is kept in Store B.
The other set is a copy of the original, which has been split into two volumes. These volumes are kept in Store A.