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Improving Access to Psychological Therapies Report, November 2016 Final, December 2016 Primary and most recent quarterly data (Quarter 2 2016/17)

Publication date: 09:30 February 21, 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 November 2016 there were:

126,126 new referrals

87,961 referrals entered treatment

49,189 referrals finished a course of treatment, of which:

88.8 per cent waited less than 6 weeks and 98.5 per cent waited less than 18 weeks to enter treatment

45,607 started treatment at caseness, with 48.9 per cent moving to recovery


Date Range: 01 November 2016 to 30 November 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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