Meetings were held in January, March, May, July, September 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.
During 1986 the topics discussed by Council include:
RCN membership structure
Future of the Professional Nursing Department
Future of the RCN Association of Nursing Students
RCN policy on the Enrolled Nurse Grade
NHS management enquiry
Standing conference on community nursing associations
Past chairman of the UK Central Council for Nursing, Midwifery and Health Visiting (UKCC)
Car leasing scheme
Insurance benefits for RCN members
Nurses welfare trust
RCN Griffiths campaign
Primary health care
Confidentiality of RCN documents
President Maude Storey
This record relates to two separate sets of minutes: the original set is signed and covers two volumes. These volumes are kept in Store B.
The other set is a copy of the original, and also covers two volumes. These volumes are kept in Store A.