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 1972 the topics discussed by Council include:
Working of the Abortion Act
Fellowship of the RCN
Code of Professional Conduct
Records survey group
Superannuation: compensation for injury on duty
District nurse training
RCN steward scheme
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.
There is an additional folder containing agendas and action sheets for each meeting, which are not included in the bound volumes. This is kept in Store A.