Hepatitis C

Part of the debate – in the Scottish Parliament on 14th June 2018.

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Photo of Tom Arthur Tom Arthur Scottish National Party

Given that there are an estimated 15,000 people with hepatitis C who are undiagnosed and that the majority of those with the virus have been or are currently injecting drug users, does the minister agree that safe drug consumption facilities would present a valuable opportunity for testing, treatment and engagement with support services?