Annual Reports & Accounts of the Royal College of Nursing

Scope and Content

Annual Reports include a variety of information on the College including the year's achievements and initiatives; Congress proceedings; staff and honorary officers names; organizational developments; membership information; information on fields of practice and financial records.

Administrative / Biographical History

Annual reports have been produced from the establishment of the College onwards without any breaks in publication. These are sent to members and staff, and contain publicly available information on the College as a registered charity and as holder of several trusts. They detail the professional, educational and political work of the College during the financial year (some cover the calendar year) and most of the departmental changes, campaigns and meetings which have taken place.

Access Information

This collection is available for research. Readers are advised to contact the RCN Archives in advance of their first visit.

Other Finding Aids

Most recent online Royal College of Nursing Archives Catalogue is available at

Conditions Governing Use

Royal College of Nursing

Custodial History

Collected by Archives.