HPS publishes hepatitis C surveillance annual report

22 May 2018

Article: 52/2001

On 22 May 2018, Health Protection Scotland (HPS) published the latest hepatitis C surveillance report. This report shows diagnoses up to the end of December 2017. A total of 1,511 people were diagnosed HCV antibody positive in Scotland in 2017, which represents the lowest number of new diagnoses in more than a decade. It is estimated that around 45% of those infected with HCV in Scotland remain undiagnosed.