Meetings were held every few months, in January, March, April, June, July, August, October and December. 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 2002 the topics discussed by Council in open sessions include:
Association of Nursing Students (ANS) constitution
Presidential elections and election guidelines
Past presidents' teleconference call
Devolution - board constitutions and regulations
Public private partnerships
Long term care
Change of title from professional facilitator to learning representative
The expanding role of the private sector in NHS
Presidential taskforce on educational policy
This record relates to two separate sets of minutes: One set consists of a box of original loose papers, including supporting papers. Only the meetings in January, March, April, June and October exist in physical format. There are no bound volumes for this year.These papers are kept in Store A.
A second set consists of digital minutes and papers.
These papers are not indexed.