Meetings were held once a month. 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 1957 the topics discussed by Council include:
Animal nurses (with the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons)
The financial position of the College
Nurses and midwives Whitley council
Death of Gertrude Cowlin
Nurses regulations and nurses trained abroad
Overtime ban in mental hospitals
Design of nurses' uniform
Welfare of children in hospital
Proposed student residence at Birmingham Centre of Nursing Education
Society of registered male nurses
Hospital laundry arrangements
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, split into two volumes. One volume runs from 17 Jan to 18 Apr 1957, and the other from 16 May to 19 Dec 1957. These volumes are kept in Store A.