Minutes of the Royal College of Nursing Council meetings

Scope and Content

Meetings were held every few months, in February, May, July and November. Additional special meetings of Council were held in January, February and September. Each meeting is split into open and closed sessions (in the following format: open agenda; minutes of previous open meeting; supporting papers for open agenda items; closed agenda, minutes of previous closed meeting; supporting papers for closed agenda items).

Items addressed at every meeting are: the location of the meeting, attendees and apologies, matters arising, administrative matters, staffing matters, committee and national boards' reports and a public affairs briefing.

During 2012 the topics discussed by Council in open sessions include:


This record relates to a set of digital minutes and papers.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is available for research. Readers are advised to contact the RCN Archives in advance of their first visit. Any requests for access will be approved by the Head of Governance, due to the inclusion of sensitive information.

Conditions Governing Use

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