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Publication, Part of

Psychological Therapies: reports on the use of IAPT services, England, February 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 Feb 2018 to 28 Feb 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.

The IAPT Monthly Activity Data File has been reissued with a different structure to address formatting issues. There have been no changes to the content of the file.

Key Facts

In February 2018 there were:

-- 117,126 new referrals;

-- 82,150 referrals that entered treatment;

-- 43,577 referrals that finished a course of treatment, of which;

-- 89.3 per cent waited less than 6 weeks and 98.7 per cent waited less than 18 weeks to enter treatment;

-- 40,812 started their treatment at caseness, with 51.9 per cent moving to recovery.


Last edited: 3 July 2018 2:14 pm