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Psychological Therapies: reports on the use of IAPT services, England, December 2017 final, including reports on the IAPT pilots and quarter 3 2017-18 data

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 Oct 2017 to 31 Dec 2017


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 December 2017 there were:

  • 89,485 new referrals;
  • 68,205 referrals that entered treatment;
  • 39,834 referrals that finished a course of treatment, of which:
    • 89.7 per cent waited less than 6 weeks and 98.8 per cent waited less than 18 weeks to enter treatment;
    • 37,238 started their treatment at caseness, with 49.9 per cent moving to recovery.


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Last edited: 3 July 2018 2:33 pm