Meetings were held in January, March, May, July, September and November. 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 1982 the topics discussed by Council include:
RCN Association of nursing management
Policy on the private sector
What the RCN stands for
Amendments to the charter and bye-laws
Nurses and nuclear war planning
Birmingham Centre of Nursing Education
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.
There is an additional folder containing agendas which are not included in the bound volumes. This is kept in Store A.