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Publication, Part of

Improving Access to Psychological Therapies Report, May 2016 Final, June 2016 Primary and most recent quarterly data (Quarter 4 2015-16)

Official statistics
Publication Date:
Geographic Coverage:
Geographical Granularity:
NHS Trusts, GP practices, Dental practices, Pharmacies and clinics, Care Trusts, Mental Health Trusts, Independent Sector Health Care Providers, Clinical Commissioning Groups
Date Range:
01 May 2016 to 31 May 2016


This statistical release makes available the most recent Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) monthly and quarterly 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.

Key Facts

In May 2016 there were:

  •  107,128 new referrals
  • 78,383 referrals entered treatment
  • 46,774 referrals finished a course of treatment, of which:
    84.3 per cent waited less than 6 weeks and 97.2 per cent waited less than 18 weeks to enter treatment
  • 43,080 started treatment at caseness, with 48.9 per cent moving to recover


Last edited: 3 July 2018 11:46 am