Meetings were held roughly every month, and the minutes of each meeting start with noting date, time and place. Items standard at each meeting: Present, letters and messages of regret, minutes of previous meeting, matters arising, correspondence, reports of standing committees (Finance Committee, Professional Association Committee, Establishment and General Purposes Committee, Education Committee, Public Health Section, Branches Standing Committee, Sister Tutor Section, Scottish Board, Committee for Northern Ireland, Private Nurses Section, Student Nurses Central Representative Council) and date of next meeting.
In 1947, Council members discussed:
Joint War Organisation
National Council of Women of Great Britain
Parcels from the colonies and USA — for nurses living on their rations
Exchange of overseas nurses
Portrait of Florence Nightingale — signed by artist Frederick Roscher
Set up of Whitley Councils
Petition to admit women to the House of Lords
The Nations Nurses conference
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.