The Improving Access Psychological Therapies (IAPT) data set is a regular return of data generated by providers of IAPT services in the course of delivering these services to patients. The data also include information from Independent Sector Organisations who are also providers of NHS IAPT services.
The IAPT data set is received by the Health and Social Care Information Centre as record-level anonymised data from patient-administration systems.
Data quality and completeness
A data quality statement is produced for the Quarterly Reports and can be found in the related links below.
This publication also contains a supplementary file containing recovery rates by provisional diagnosis at provider and commissioner level.
A separate monthly publication comprises national and provider-level data quality measures of some key data items in the IAPT data set and the latest release can be accessed in the related links below.