Applicants for post of Principal Medical Officer (Forensic Psychiatry): FOI release

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

Information requested

How many applicants there were for the post of Principal Medical Officer (Forensic Psychiatry), prior to the appointment of the current holder of the post, when it was most recently advertised.


The answer to your question is there were 3 applicants. 1 applicant later withdrew their application.

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