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Psychological Therapies: reports on the use of IAPT services, England - February 2020 Final including reports on the IAPT pilots

Publication Date:
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 Feb 2020 to 29 Feb 2020

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 integrated health pilot and the IAPT Employment Adviser pilot.

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Key Facts

In February 2020 there were:

Image for infographic 149,713 referrals to talking therapies
149,713 referrals to talking therapies
Image for infographic 87.8% started treatment within 6 weeks
87.8% started treatment within 6 weeks
Image for infographic 94,307 referrals started treatment
94,307 referrals started treatment
Image for infographic 6.9 sessions of treatment on average per referral
6.9 sessions of treatment on average per referral
Image for infographic 47,337 referrals completed a course of treatment
47,337 referrals completed a course of treatment
Image for infographic 51.0% of referrals moved to recovery
51.0% 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: 14 May 2020 8:35 am