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 1958 the topics discussed by Council include:
Nursing Times agreement with Macmillan & Co Ltd
The death of A E Musson
Duties and position of the nurse
Duke of Edinburgh's Award
Rating of charities
Design of hospital buildings
Lois Oakes dictionary
Study of psychological problems in general hospital
Shortage of dieticians
Death of Marion Gullan, the first Sister Tutor
Nurses and midwives Whitley council
Cecilia Cory Fund plaque
Founders Day 1960
Women of the Year
Women's campaign for road safety
The protection of nurses exposed to ionizing radiation
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 16 Jan to 29 May 1958, and the other from 17 Jul to 18 Dec 1958. These volumes are kept in Store A.