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Psychological Therapies: reports on the use of IAPT services, England March 2018 final, including reports on the IAPT pilots and quarter 4 2017-18 data

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, Sustainability and Transformation Partnerships
Date Range:
01 Mar 2018 to 31 Mar 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 March 2018 there were:

--125,492 new referrals;

-- 87,960 referrals that entered treatment;

-- 47,869 referrals that finished a course of treatment, of which;

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

-- 44,686 started their treatment at caseness, with 52.5 per cent moving to recovery.


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Last edited: 16 July 2018 10:04 am