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 1981 the topics discussed by Council include:
RCN Association of Nursing Education
Association of nursing students
Winifred Raphael Memorial Lecture
ICN Quadrennial Congress
RCN policy on the private sector
Professional nursing structure for the NHS
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.
There is an additional folder containing agendas and action sheets for each meeting, correspondence, amendments and miscellaneous reports which are not included in the bound volumes. This is kept in Store A.