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Psychological Therapies, Annual report on the use of IAPT services - England, 2016-17

Publication date: 09:30 November 30, 2017


Published: 30 November 2017 - The fifth annual report from the IAPT dataset provides national and CCG level information about psychological therapies services in England. The report includes information about recovery and waiting times.

IAPT is run by the NHS in England and offers NICE-approved therapies for treating people with depression or anxiety.

Key Facts

In 2016-17 there were:
• 1,391,360 new referrals;
• 965,379 referrals that entered treatment;
• 567,106 referrals that finished a course of treatment, of which:
    ◦ 87.5 per cent waited less than 6 weeks and 98.2 per cent waited less than 18 weeks to enter treatment;
    ◦ 524,730 started their treatment at caseness, with 49.3 per cent moving to recovery.


Date Range: 01 April 2016 to 31 March 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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