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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-04549: Alex Cole-Hamilton (Edinburgh Western)

Scottish Liberal Democrats

Date lodged: 10 November 2016

To ask the Scottish Government how many people have been diagnosed with hepatitis C in each of the last three years.

Answered by: Aileen Campbell 22 November 2016

The data in the following table is taken from Health Protection Scotland’s website at: http://www.hps.scot.nhs.uk/bbvsti/wrdetail.aspx?id=68846&wrtype=6#images

Year

Number of people reported to be Hepatitis C antibody positive

2013

1,941

2014

2,024

2015

1,821