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Scottish Infected Blood Support Scheme: 328 Chronic HCV (stage 1) applicants: FOI release

Published: 16 Nov 2018

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

Published:
16 Nov 2018
Scottish Infected Blood Support Scheme: 328 Chronic HCV (stage 1) applicants: FOI release
FOI reference: FOI/18/03242
Date received: 5 November 2018
Date responded: 16 November 2018
 
Information requested

You asked the following:

As of 5th November 2018 deadline, how many of the 328 Chronic HCV (stage 1) applicants have applied?

How many self-categorised as:

‘My life is severely affected by Hepatitis C’ 
‘My life is moderately affected by Hepatitis C’ 
‘My life is not noticeably affected on a day to day basis by hepatitis C.’ 

Response

The answer to your question is:

As at the end of 5 November 2018, 204 Scottish Infected Blood Support Scheme (SIBSS) beneficiaries had applied.

Of those, 113 applicants self categorised as being severely affected, 64 applicants self categorised as being moderately affected and 27 applicants self categorised as not noticeabley affected on a day to day basis by hepatitis c.

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