Scottish Infected Blood Support Scheme

Published 14 August 2019 | Reference: FOI-2019-000182 | Charge: No charge

Question

Through FOISA, I have it confirmed that 21 Scottish Victims registered with SIBSS have passed away between July 2017 and 31 March 2019. My FOI request is as follows:           

  • How many of the 21 were Haemophiliacs?
  • How many of the 21 we HCV? HIV?

Response

I can confirm that the number of deceased members between 1 July 2017 and 31 March 2019 is 25, of which less than 5 were haemophiliac, and all were categorised as HCV.