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Improving Access to Psychological Therapies Report, February 2017 Final, March 2017 Primary and most recent quarterly data (Quarter 3 2016/17)

Publication date: 09:30 May 25, 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 February 2017 there were:


§ 113,707 new referrals

§ 78,878 referrals entered treatment

§ 43,195 referrals finished a course of treatment, of which:

§ 89.3 per cent waited less than 6 weeks and 98.7 per cent waited less than 18 weeks to enter treatment

§ 40,110 started treatment at caseness, with 51.1 per cent moving to recovery


Date Range: 01 February 2017 to 28 February 2017
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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