Meetings were held in January, February, March, June, July, September and November.
Items addressed at every meeting are: minutes of the meeting, agenda, the location of the meeting, attendees and apologies, matters arising, correspondence, Congress, membership matters, education, employment policy, health and social policy, international, nursing policy, research and development, reports from national boards.
During 1988 the topics discussed by Council in open sessions include:
Recent developments in the NHS
Daphne Heald Research Unit scientific advisory group
Criteria for creating sub-branches
A nursing fund
Initiatives related to smoking prevention
'Safer in Our Hands' campaign
RCN commission on the NHS
Youth training scheme
The support worker
The topics discussed by Council in confidential sessions include:
RCN membership services
Appointment of the General Secretary-Designate
Standards of Care project
National nurses' fund
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.