Meetings were held once a month. 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 1959 the topics discussed by Council include:
Birmingham Centre for Nursing Education
Study of psychological problems in general hospitals
Duties and position of the nurse
New dictionary for nurses
International labour organisation - study into conditions of work and employment of nurses
Design of nurses' uniforms
Nurses and midwives Whitley council
Cromlet House, Oldmeldrum, Aberdeenshire
Women's campaign for road safety
Working party on College membership
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, split into two volumes. One volume runs from 15 Jan to 21 May 1959, and the other from 23 Jul to 17 Dec 1959. These volumes are kept in Store A.