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 Committee, Professional Association Committee, Establishment and General Purposes Committee, Education Committee, Public Health Section, Branches Standing Committee, Sister Tutor Section, Scottish Board, Committee for Northern Ireland, Private Nurses Section, Student Nurses Central Representative Council) and date of next meeting.
In 1940, Council members discussed:
Title 'Royal' in The Royal College of Nursing
Civil nursing reserve
War Emergency Committee
Temporary evacuation of College building (Cavendish Square) due to war operations
Death of members of staff through enemy action
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.