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; Education; Establishment and General Purposes; Roll/Membership; Salaries and Superannuation; Press and Publications; Private Nurses and Branches) and date of next meeting.
In 1926, Council members discussed:
The first meeting of Council in the new permanent home of the College of Nursing
Thanks to the Viscount and Viscountess Cowdray for their generosity to the College in providing the new building
The College lift
Training for Health Visitors
The official opening of the new College building
Registration of nursing homes
Lease of bedrooms and basement rooms in the College building
The proposed British College of Nurses
International students and club membership
Seaside Cottage, Bonchurch
The Nursing Times
Petition to the Privy Council for the granting of a Royal Charter
Irish nurses' club
Diploma in nursing
There is no index for 1926.
This record relates to two separate sets of minutes: the original set is signed, and is split into two volumes - one which runs from 1 Apr 1925 to 31 Mar 1926 and one which runs from 1 Apr 1926 to 31 Mar 1927. These volumes are kept in Store B.
The other set is a typed copy of the original and is split over two volumes - one which runs from 19 April 1923 to 18 Mar 1926 and one which runs from 15 Apr 1926 to 29 Mar 1928. These volumes are kept in Store A.