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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-14081: Miles Briggs (Lothian)

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Date lodged: 25 January 2018

To ask the Scottish Government how many cases of clostridium difficile (C.Diff) have been reported within a community/home setting in each year since 1999.

Answered by: Aileen Campbell 5 February 2018

Health Protection Scotland have reported data on community acquired cases of clostridium difficile (C. diff) since January 2017 and so cannot be provided back to 1999. The following link provides recent information on cases of community acquired C. diff. 

Source: Health Protection Scotland http://www.hps.scot.nhs.uk/haiic/sshaip/resourcedetail.aspx?id=3393