Improving Access to Psychological Therapies Report, April 2016 Final, May 2016 Primary + Quarter 4 2015/16
This statistical release makes available the most recent Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) final monthly data (April 2016) and the most recent quarterly data (Quarter 4 2015/16).
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.
In April 2016:
112,610 referrals were received
of which 59,539 (52.9 per cent) were self-referrals
84,003 referrals entered treatment
for which 27.2 days was the average (mean) waiting time between referral and first treatment appointment
112,506 referrals ended
of which 46,900 (41.7 per cent) finished a course of treatment
for which 6.5 was the average (mean) number of attended treatment appointments
and of which 30,556 (65.2 per cent) showed reliable improvement
and 43,098 (91.9 per cent) started treatment at caseness
of which 21,117 (49.0 per cent) moved to recovery
and 20,098 (46.6 per cent) showed reliable recovery
Waiting times for a course of treatment (for those finishing a course of treatment in April 2016):
39,657 (84.6 per cent) waited less than 6 weeks to enter treatment
45,518 (97.1 per cent) waited less than 18 weeks to enter treatment