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Improving Access to Psychological Therapies Report, February 2015 Final

13:46 August 18, 2017 - 09:30 May 20, 2015
Publication date: May 20, 2015
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This statistical release makes available the most recent Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) final monthly data (February 2015). This series replaces the previous Quarterly IAPT Reports, last published for the period Q3 2014-15 and provides more frequent and wider ranging information concerning the care delivered to users of NHS funded IAPT services for adults in England.

The information contained in this release is expected to be of use to organisations delivering IAPT services for adults in England as it presents timely information intended to support discussions between providers and commissioners of services. This information is also intended to be of interest to other audiences including the general public as it provides up to date information about access rates, waiting times and outcomes within IAPT services.

Key facts

74,439 referrals entered treatment

for which 27.8 days was the average (mean) waiting time between referral and first treatment appointment

95,723 referrals ended

of which 39,435 (41.2 per cent) finished a course of treatment

for which 6.3 was the average (mean) number of attended treatment appointments

and of which 24,316 (61.7 per cent) showed reliable improvement

and 35,451 (89.9 per cent) started treatment at caseness

of which 16,388 (46.2 per cent) moved to recovery

and 15,682 (44.2 per cent) showed reliable recovery

Waiting times for a course of treatment (for those finishing a course of treatment in February 2015)

30,415 (77.1 per cent) waited less than 6 weeks to enter treatment

37,705 (95.6 per cent) waited less than 18 weeks to enter treatment



Date Range: February 01, 2015 to March 31, 2015
Geographical coverage:
Geographical granularity:
NHS Trusts
Care Trusts
Mental Health Trusts
GP practices, dental practices, pharmacies and clinics
Independent Sector Health Care Providers
Clinical Commissioning Groups

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