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

Publication date: 09:30 December 22, 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 September 2017 there were:

  • 116,444 new referrals
  • 80,812 referrals entered treatment
  • 46,600 referrals completed a course of treatment, of which:
    • 88.7 per cent waited less than 6 weeks and 98.9 per cent waited less than 18 weeks to enter treatment 
    • 43,431 started treatment at caseness, with 51.1 per cent moving to recovery



Date Range: 01 September 2017 to 30 September 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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