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Improving Access to Psychological Therapies Report, December 2015 Final, January 2016 Primary and most recent quarterly data (Quarter 2 2015/16)Official statistics, Experimental statistics
- Publication Date:
- 22 Mar 2016
- Geographic Coverage:
- Geographical Granularity:
- Care Trusts, Clinical Commissioning Groups, Independent Sector Health Care Providers, Mental Health Trusts, NHS Trusts, Sustainability and Transformation Partnerships
- Date Range:
- 01 Dec 2015 to 31 Jan 2016
This statistical release makes available the most recent Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) final monthly data (December 2015) and the most recent quarterly data (Quarter 2 2015/16).
This series replaces the previous quarterly IAPT reports, last published for the period Q3 2014/15, and provides more frequent and wider ranging information concerning the care delivered to users of NHS-funded IAPT services for adults in England.
The information contained in this release is expected to be of use to organisations delivering IAPT services for adults in England, as it presents timely information intended to support discussions between providers and commissioners of services.
This information is also intended to be of interest to other audiences, including the general public, as it provides up-to-date information about access rates, waiting times and outcomes within IAPT services.
In December 2015:
100,088 referrals were received
of which 46,620 (46.6 per cent) were self-referrals
71,978 referrals entered treatment
for which 25.1 days was the average (mean) waiting time between referral and first treatment appointment
105,403 referrals ended
of which 41,266 (39.2 per cent) finished a course of treatment
for which 6.5 was the average (mean) number of attended treatment appointments
and of which 25,740 (62.4 per cent) showed reliable improvement
and 37,808 (91.6 per cent) started treatment at caseness
of which 17,512 (46.3 per cent) moved to recovery
and 16,645 (44.0 per cent) showed reliable recovery
Waiting times for a course of treatment (for those finishing a course of treatment in December 2015):
34,648 (84.0 per cent) waited less than 6 weeks to enter treatment
39,832 (96.5 per cent) waited less than 18 weeks to enter treatment