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

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Geographic coverage:
England
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

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.

Key facts

In 2018-19 there were:

Image for infographic 1.6 million referrals to talking therapies
1.6 million referrals to talking therapies

up 11.4% from 1.44 million in 2017-18

Image for infographic 89.4% of referrals started treatment within 6 weeks
89.4% of referrals started treatment within 6 weeks

up 0.3% from 89.1% in 2017-18

Image for infographic 1.09 million referrals started treatment
1.09 million referrals started treatment

up 8.3% from 1.01 million in 2017-18

Image for infographic 6.9 sessions of treatment on average per referral
6.9 sessions of treatment on average per referral
Image for infographic 582,556 referrals completed a course of treatment
582,556 referrals completed a course of treatment

up 5.0% from 554,709 in 2017-18

Image for infographic 52.1% referrals moved to recovery
52.1% referrals moved to recovery

up from 50.8% in 2017-18

Image for infographic Annual Interactive Dashboard 2018-19
Annual Interactive Dashboard 2018-19

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.

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Last edited: 24 July 2019 10:38 am