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Psychological Therapies: reports on the use of IAPT services, England March 2021 Final including a report on the IAPT Employment Advisors Pilot and Quarter 4 2020-21 data

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Psychological Therapies: reports on the use of IAPT services, England March 2021 Final including a report on the IAPT Employment Advisors Pilot and Quarter 4 2020-21 data


Data resubmission

Please note that this publication was updated on 16th December 2021 to include revised data for some providers. This is following a one off resubmission exercise that took place in August 2021 and covered the data period September 2020 to May 2021 inclusive.

Please note that due to processing errors, the Quarterly Activity Data File and accompanying interactive dashboard have not been included in the reissued data. These data will be published as soon as possible; we apologise for any inconvenience caused.

16 December 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.

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In March 2021 there were:

159,559 referrals to talking therapies

92.7% of referrals started treatment within 6 weeks

103,078 referrals started treatment

8 sessions of treatment on average per referral

57,569 referrals completed a course of treatment

53.4% referrals moved to recovery

50,767 Internet Enabled Therapy sessions took place

13,530 referrals with an integrated care contact

Interactive Dashboard March 2021

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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 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.



Last edited: 15 December 2021 4:54 pm