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

Official statistics, Experimental statistics
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NHS Trusts, Mental Health Trusts, Independent Sector Health Care Providers, Clinical Commissioning Groups, Clinical Commissioning Regions, Sustainability and Transformation Partnerships, Provider
Date Range:
01 Apr 2016 to 31 Mar 2017


'Psychological Therapies: Annual report on the use of IAPT services England, further analyses on 2016-17' has been published on 27th February 2018. This detailed report includes minor corrections to some of the data published here. Users are advised to refer to the most up to date information available here: We apologise for any inconvenience this issue may cause.

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.


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.


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