Psychological Therapies, Annual report on the use of IAPT services 2018-19Official statistics
- Publication date:
- 11 Jul 2019
- Geographic coverage:
- Geographical granularity:
- Clinical Commissioning Groups, Clinical Commissioning Regions, Sustainability and Transformation Partnerships, Provider, Independent Sector Health Care Providers
- Date range:
- 01 Apr 2018 to 31 Mar 2019
This statistical release is the annual report on the Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) programme from 1st April 2018 to 31st March 2019. IAPT is run by the NHS in England and offers NICE-approved therapies for treating people with anxiety or depression.
The publication contains analyses on activity, waiting times and outcomes such as recovery in 2018-19. In addition, the report covers a range of demographic analyses including outcomes for patients of different ages, ethnic group and separately for ex-British Armed Forces personnel.
***Updated on 10 October 2019 to include the Additional Analyses of Therapy-Based Outcomes***
In 2018-19 there were:
up 11.4% from 1.44 million in 2017-18
up 0.3% from 89.1% in 2017-18
up 8.3% from 1.01 million in 2017-18
up 5.0% from 554,709 in 2017-18
up from 50.8% in 2017-18
Please note that that these numbers reflect activity in the year and are not all based on the same group of referrals.
The proportion of referrals starting treatment within 6 weeks, mean treatment session, and the recovery rate are based on referrals completing a course of IAPT treatment in the year.