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

Publication date: 09:30 January 24, 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 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: 01 July 2016 to 31 October 2016
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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