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Psychological Therapies: reports on the use of IAPT services, England, August 2017 final, including report on the integrated services pilot

Publication date: 09:30 November 23, 2017


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.

Key Facts

In August 2017 there were:


  • 113,541 new referrals 
  • 83,330 referrals entered treatment 
  • 47,100 referrals finished a course of treatment, of which:
  • 88.5 per cent waited less than 6 weeks and 98.9 per cent waited less than 18 weeks to enter treatment 
  • 43,922 started treatment at caseness, with 50.8 per cent moving to recovery



Date Range: 01 August 2017 to 31 August 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

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