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Psychological Therapies: reports on the use of IAPT services, England, November 2021 Final including a report on the IAPT Employment Advisers pilot

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Psychological Therapies: reports on the use of IAPT services, England, November 2021 Final including a report on the IAPT Employment Advisers pilot


Please note the timeseries data in this publication was updated on 11 March 2022 to include revised data, for some providers, for the period September 2020 to May 2021. The core data for November 2021 is unaffected. 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.

1 March 2022 09:16 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.

Due to the coronavirus illness (COVID-19) disruption, it would seem that this is affecting the quality and coverage of some of our statistics, such as an increase in non-submissions for some datasets. We are also seeing some different patterns in submitted data. For IAPT, whilst the number of submitters remains unchanged, there is a significant change in the rates for recovery and improvement since pre-Covid-19 months.

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Key Facts

In November 2021 there were:

164,363 referrals to talking therapies

90.8% of referrals accessing IAPT within 6 weeks

115,610 referrals accessing IAPT

8 sessions of treatment on average per referral

57,389 referrals completed a course of treatment

49.1% of referrals moved to recovery

65.8% of referrals finishing a course of treatment showed reliable improvement

55,483 Internet Enabled Therapy sessions took place

17,750 referrals with an integrated care contact

Interactive Dashboard November 2021

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.




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