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Psychological Therapies: reports on the use of IAPT services, England, April 2017 Final, including reports on the integrated services pilot and quarter 4 2016/17

Publication date: 09:30 July 25, 2017

Summary

This statistical release makes available the most recent Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) monthly and quarterly data, including activity, waiting times, and outcomes such as recovery.

IAPT is run by the NHS in England and offers NICE-approved therapies for treating people with depression or anxiety.

This statistical release makes available the most recent Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) monthly and quarterly data, including activity, waiting times, and outcomes such as recovery. It also makes available, for the first time, additional experimental statistics about a pilot programme for integrated IAPT services.

IAPT is run by the NHS in England and offers NICE-approved therapies for treating people with depression or anxiety.

This publication has been republished on 28th July 2017. Following a risk assessment, more information is being made available around recovery and reliable recovery rates.


Key Facts

In April 2017 there were:

  • 102,535 new referrals 
  • 73,761 referrals entered treatment
  • 41,864 referrals finished a course of treatment, of which:
    • 89.6 per cent waited less than 6 weeks and 99.1 per cent waited less than 18 weeks to enter treatment
    • 38,901 started treatment at caseness, with 51.1 per cent moving to recovery

Coverage

Date Range: 01 January 2017 to 30 April 2017
Geographical coverage: England
Geographical granularity: NHS Trusts, GP practices, dental practices, pharmacies and clinics, Care Trusts, Mental Health Trusts, Independent Sector Health Care Providers, Clinical Commissioning Groups, Sustainability and Transformation Partnerships

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