Meetings were held roughly monthly, with meetings in January, February, March, April, July, August and October. 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.
During 1967 the topics discussed by Council include:
Registration of clinical instructors
Golden Jubilee project
Extension of membership to student nurses
Shortage of tutors
Post-registration clinical courses
Staff development programme
Deduction of subscriptions at source
Employment of nurses in operating theatres
Coat of Arms
Membership records department
Nurse of the year award
Relationship between the RCN and the Nursing Times
Training of nurses and midwives in Northern Ireland
Care of the elderly
Future of district nursing and district nurse training
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. This volume is kept in Store A.