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Improving Access to Psychological Therapies Report, October 2016 Final, November 2016 Primary + Quarter 2 2016/17

01:41 August 21, 2017 - 09:30 January 24, 2017
Publication date: January 24, 2017
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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 October 2016 there were:


116,325 new referrals

79,683 referrals entered treatment

45,564 referrals finished a course of treatment, of which:

87.7 per cent waited less than 6 weeks and 98.2 per cent waited less than 18 weeks to enter treatment

42,163 started treatment at caseness, with 49.0 per cent moving to recovery



Date Range: July 01, 2016 to October 31, 2016
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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