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Psychological Therapies: reports on the use of IAPT services, England, August 2021 Final including a report on the IAPT Employment Advisors Pilot

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Psychological Therapies: reports on the use of IAPT services, England, August 2021 Final including a report on the IAPT Employment Advisors Pilot


Monthly Time Series for Key Measures

An issue has been identified in the CCG data for April and May 2021. This is a result of the recent CCG mergers, which came into effect in April 2021. Some providers have submitted activity under the old (pre-April 2021) CCG codes, and this activity has been mapped to ‘unknown CCG code’, instead of the correct new CCG code.

This is being reviewed and corrected data will be published when it is available.

11 November 2021 09:30 AM

IAPT Enter Treatment Rolling Quarter Report

An issue has been identified with the data in the IAPT Enter Treatment Rolling Quarter Report. This issue is being investigated and the file will be made available as soon as possible.

11 November 2021 09:30 AM

Measures removed

The following measures have been removed from the Monthly Activity file for August 2021.
M203    Count_ADSMFinishedTreatment
M204    Count_AppropriatePairedADSM
M205    Percentage_AppropriatePairedADSM

This is due to an inconsistency in the outputs, this issue is currently under investigation. 

11 November 2021 09:30 AM

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 experimental statistics from the IAPT Employment Adviser Pilot.

Due to the coronavirus illness (COVID-19) disruption, it would seem that this is affecting the quality and coverage of some of our statistics, such as an increase in non-submissions for some datasets. We are also seeing some different patterns in submitted data. For IAPT, whilst the number of submitters remains unchanged, there is a significant change in the rates for recovery and improvement since pre-Covid-19 months.

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Please note: the term 'entering treatment/started treatment' has been replaced with 'accessing IAPT/ accessing services' throughout these publication pages.

Figure 2: The value for completed course of treatment was incorrectly displaying the value for treatment ended (135,258). This has been corrected to 54,574


In August 2021 there were:

138,078 referrals to talking therapies

91.8% of referrals accessing IAPT within 6 weeks

95,793 referrals accessing IAPT

7.8 sessions of treatment on average per referral

54,574 referrals completed a course of treatment

49.8% referrals moved to recovery

53,323 Internet Enabled Therapy sessions took place

13,708 referrals with an integrated care contact

Interactive Dashboard August 2021

Please note that these numbers reflect activity in the month and are not all based on the same group of referrals.

The proportion of referrals accessing IAPT within 6 weeks, mean treatment session, and the recovery rate are based on referrals completing a course of IAPT treatment in the month.



Last edited: 17 December 2021 6:31 pm