Meetings were held quarterly in January, April, July 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 1969 the topics discussed by Council include:
Post registration clinical courses for nurses
Registration of clinical instructors
Study of the welfare of nurses in need
The future of public health nursing
District nurse training
The future educational role of the RCN
The Nation's Fund for Nurses and the RCN
Extension of the membership to state enrolled nurses
Title of 'Registered Nurse'
International labour organisation
Nurses and midwives Whitley Council
The role of the RCN in management training (Salmon management structure)
Visit of patron (Her Royal Highness The Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon)
Roles and responsibilities of council members, honorary officers and members of official staff
'Raise the Roof'
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.