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Psychological Therapies: reports on the use of IAPT services, England - November 2018 final, including reports on the IAPT pilots

Official statistics
Publication Date:
Geographic Coverage:
Geographical Granularity:
Care Trusts, Clinical Commissioning Groups, GP practices, Independent Sector Health Care Providers, Mental Health Trusts, NHS Trusts
Date Range:
01 Nov 2018 to 30 Nov 2018


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 reports from the IAPT integrated health pilot and the IAPT Employment Adviser pilot.

Key Facts

In November 2018 there were:

Key findings between 1 November and 30 November 2018: 144,722 referrals to talking therapies; 89.2% started treatment within 6 weeks; 99,416 referrals started treatment; 6.9 sessions of treatment on average; 50,713 referrals completed course of treatment; 51.9% 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 sessions, and the recovery rate are based on referrals completing a course of IAPT treatment in the month.


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