Publication of HIV infection in Scotland: quarterly report to 30 September 2018

Publication Date: 27 November 2018

The latest HIV surveillance report, published today (27 November 2018), provides a summary of HIV diagnoses data in Scotland to the end of September 2018.

By this date, HIV-antibody positive test results for 213 individuals not previously recorded as HIV-positive were received from NHS Scotland laboratories. It is estimated that there are 5,265 individuals living in Scotland who have been diagnosed HIV-positive. Attendance is high with 4,734 HIV-infected individuals currently attending specialist services for monitoring and treatment. Across Scotland, 98% of individuals attending for monitoring are receiving anti-retroviral therapy.