Meetings were held quarterly in January, April, August and October. 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 1968 the topics discussed by Council include:
National Association of State Enrolled Nurses (NASEN)
Shortage of tutors
Size of Council
Memorial to Dame Sarah Swift
Study of welfare of nurses in need
Periodical medical examination of senior staff
Student nurses association within the RCN - the SNA became an official part of the RCN on 1 October 1968
Post-registration clinical courses for nurses
Registration of clinical instructors
Nursing recruitment service
Age of entry to nurse training
Care of the elderly
Nurses and midwives Whitley council
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. This volume is kept in Store A.