Meetings were held in January, March, May, July, September and November. They are arranged in the following order: minutes of the previous open meeting, minutes of the previous confidential meeting, agenda of the previous meeting, papers 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 1987 the topics discussed by Council in open sessions include:
Membership of Council
Daphne Heald Research and Development Unit steering group
International Council of Nurses (ICN)
Mental handicap nursing week
College members standing in parliamentary elections
Apex RCN staff
Charter and bye-laws amendments
Vice-presidents of the RCN
RCN Association of Nursing Management
Reform of Nursing Education
Nursing forum on AIDS
The topics discussed by Council in confidential sessions include:
Admission of members to Council meetings
This record relates to two separate sets of minutes: the original set is signed and covers two volumes. These volumes are kept in Store B.
The other set is a copy of the original, and also covers two volumes. These volumes are kept in Store A.