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Psychological Therapies: reports on the use of IAPT services, England April 2019 final including reports on the IAPT pilots

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Geographic coverage:
England
Geographical granularity:
Care Trusts, Clinical Commissioning Groups, GP practices, Independent Sector Health Care Providers, Mental Health Trusts, NHS Trusts
Date range:
01 Apr 2019 to 30 Apr 2019

Summary

This statistical release makes available the most recent Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) monthly data, including activity, waiting times, and outcomes such as recovery.

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

This release also includes reports from the IAPT integrated health pilot and the IAPT Employment Adviser pilot.

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Key facts

In April 2019 there were:

Image for infographic 133,191 referrals to talking therapies
133,191 referrals to talking therapies
Image for infographic 88.0% started treatment within 6 weeks
88.0% started treatment within 6 weeks
Image for infographic 95,070 referrals started treatment
95,070 referrals started treatment
Image for infographic 7.0 sessions of treatment on average
7.0 sessions of treatment on average
Image for infographic 49,389 referrals completed a course of treatment
49,389 referrals completed a course of treatment
Image for infographic 52.9% of referrals moved to recovery
52.9% of referrals moved to recovery

Please note that that these numbers reflect activity in the month 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 month.

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Last edited: 10 July 2019 11:30 am