Scottish Western region

Become an active member of your regional group.

With CPD opportunities and events, the chance to meet other occupational therapists and to learn about what's happening near you, there's never been a better time to get active!

Committee members:

  • Chairman: Rena Findlay
  • Secretary: Tara McMillan
  • Treasurer: Lesley Monaghan
  • Careers Promotion Lead: Vacant
  • UK RCOT Regional Forum Lead: Shirley McCourt
  • Regional Communications Lead: Fiona Byng
  • Membership Networks Lead: Mary Ann Smith
  • Student rep: Helen Griggs

Committee Email Address: 

Next meeting date

Wednesday 14th June 2017 from 5.30pm till 7.00pm.

Metings take place at: Seminar Room, 1st Floor, Langlands Building, Queen Elizabeth University Hospital (QEUH), 1345 Govan Road, Glasgow, G51 4TF.

Any member is welcome to attend a Committee meeting as an observer, although they will need to let the Committee know if they’re interested in coming along. If you would like to attend please contact us on

Find out more

Scottish Western regional e-Newsletter

The Scottish Western region produces an e-Newsletter which is circulated by email to all members with the region.

Latest issue

April 2017

Previous issues: 

RCOT E-Bulletin

The Scottish Western region produces a regular E-Bulletin which is circulated in-between e-Newsletters by email to all members within the region.

Latest issue

June 2016

Previous issues:

All members in the region should receive E-Bulletins. If you have not, please log onto your RCOT account, check your email preferences and that your correspondence email address is correct.

Contacting UNISON

RCOT members can access UNISON services via local staff stewards. If you do not have a UNISON staff steward then contact your UNISON Branch Secretary by telephoning 0800 0857 857.

Lifelong Learning Grants

Looking for alternative funding option for CPD? Consider applying for a Lifelong Learning Grant (LLG). The grants are not used to fund pre-registration training (i.e. Degrees, MSc. courses), but provide financial support to enable members of the Royal College of Occupational Therapists (RCOT) to participate in short courses, workshops, conferences or other activities related to their continuous professional development and the promotion of the profession.

Funding can be used to contribute to or cover the fees for the course/activity/event but does not cover the cost of travel and subsistence. Individuals will be able to claim up to a maximum of £200 and successful applicants will be required to submit a report/article (minimum 500 words) within one month of the end of the event, giving feedback on the activity and how it benefited their practice. 

Lifelong Learning Grant Application form

Please send applications and enquiries to: