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Psychological Therapies, Annual report on the use of IAPT services 2018-19

Official statistics, Experimental statistics

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Summary

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***


Key Facts

In 2018-19 there were:

1.6 million referrals to talking therapies

up 11.4% from 1.44 million in 2017-18

89.4% of referrals started treatment within 6 weeks

up 0.3% from 89.1% in 2017-18

1.09 million referrals started treatment

up 8.3% from 1.01 million in 2017-18

6.9 sessions of treatment on average per referral

582,556 referrals completed a course of treatment

up 5.0% from 554,709 in 2017-18

52.1% referrals moved to recovery

up from 50.8% in 2017-18

Annual Interactive Dashboard 2018-19

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Therapy-Based Outcomes Interactive Dashboard

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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.




Last edited: 17 June 2021 5:14 pm