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 1971 the topics discussed by Council include:
Industrial Relations Bill
The future position of the district nurse within the RCN
Salary claim - Whitley council
Men in health visiting
Film on the RCN
Training of nursing auxiliaries and nursing assistants
Advanced clinical role of the nurse
Abortion Act, 1967
Power of Chief Nursing Officers to dismiss
Establishment of district nurses section
Entry into Europe
Defence medical services inquiry
People with epilepsy
Recent series of posters
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.