Meetings were held once a month. 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 1956 the topics discussed by Council include:
Home for Elderly Nurses - Ernest Burdon House
Nurses and midwives Whitley council
Death of Sir Cyril Norwood, Vice-President of the RCN
Duties and position of the nurse
Gift of a radiogram
College of Nursing Club, Birmingham
Hot water bottles
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, split into two volumes. One volume runs from 19 Jan to 17 May 1956, and the other from 19 Jul to 20 Dec 1956. These volumes are kept in Store A.