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; Membership; Press and Publications; Private Nurses and Branches) and date of next meeting.
In 1938, Council members discussed:
Death of Sir Thomas Dacres Butler, Vice-President of the College of Nursing
Building of the John Lewis store on Cavendish Square
Death of Edith Rome, President of the College of Nursing 1933-1934 and 1937-1938
Recruitment of nurses
Organisation of nurses in times of national emergency (war)
National nursing reserve
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.