Publication of Hepatitis C diagnoses in Scotland: Annual report to 31 December 2017

Publication Date: 22 May 2018

The latest hepatitis C (HCV) surveillance report is published today showing diagnoses to the end of December 2017. A total of 1,511 people were diagnosed HCV antibody positive in Scotland in 2017, this 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.