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Psychological Therapies: reports on the use of IAPT services, England, October 2017 final, including reports on the integrated services pilot and quarter 2 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, Sustainability and Transformation Partnerships
Date Range:
01 Aug 2017 to 31 Oct 2017


This statistical release makes available the most recent Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) monthly and quarterly 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.

Key Facts

In October 2017 there were:

  • 131,179 new referrals 
  • 87,219 referrals entered treatment 
  • 47,747 referrals finished a course of treatment, of which:
  • 88.3 per cent waited less than 6 weeks and 98.5 per cent waited less than 18 weeks to enter treatment 
  • 44,590 started treatment at caseness, with 50.1 per cent moving to recovery


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