Meetings were held every few months, in January, April, July and October. Each meeting is split into open and closed sessions (in the following format: closed agenda, supporting papers for closed agenda items, open agenda; supporting papers for open agenda items; agendas of extraordinary meetings, supporting papers for extraordinary meetings).
Items addressed at every meeting are: the location of the meeting, attendees and apologies, matters arising, General Secretary's report, membership matters, education, employment policy, health and social policy, international, nursing policy, research and development, reports from national boards.
During 1993 the topics discussed by Council in open sessions include:
A Charter for Staff Support
Association of Nursing Students
Disabled access to RCN buildings [historical terminology used in the meeting]
The new Institute of Advance Nursing Education
Career break membership
Enrolled nurse policy
Post registration education and practice
The topics discussed by Council in closed sessions include:
Scutari Projects Ltd
Institute of Advance Nursing Education
RCN membership services
This record relates to two separate sets of minutes: one set covers three bound volumes containing copies of the original papers, which are indexed. These volumes are kept in Store A.
The other set consists of original loose, single-sided papers, including supporting papers. These are unindexed. These papers are kept in Store B.