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Improving Access to Psychological Therapies Report, September 2015 Final, October 2015 Primary and most recent quarterly data (Quarter 1 2015/16)Official statistics
- Publication Date:
- 22 Dec 2015
- 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 Sep 2015 to 31 Oct 2015
This statistical release makes available the most recent Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) final monthly data (September 2015) and the most recent quarterly data (Quarter 1 2015/16).
This series replaces the previous quarterly IAPT reports, last published for the period Q3 2014/15, and provides more frequent and wider ranging information concerning the care delivered to users of NHS-funded IAPT services for adults in England.
The information contained in this release is expected to be of use to organisations delivering IAPT services for adults in England, as it presents timely information intended to support discussions between providers and commissioners of services.
This information is also intended to be of interest to other audiences, including the general public, as it provides up-to-date information about access rates, waiting times and outcomes within IAPT services.
In September 2015:
115,373 referrals were received
of which 55,341 (48.0 per cent) were self referrals.
76,954 referrals entered treatment
for which 24.1 days was the average (mean) waiting time between referral and first treatment appointment.
108,143 referrals ended
of which 46,701 (43.2 per cent) finished a course of treatment
for which 6.5 was the average (mean) number of attended treatment appointments
and of which 29,154 (62.4 per cent) showed reliable improvement
and 42,726 (91.5 per cent) started treatment at caseness
of which 19,552 (45.8 per cent) moved to recovery
and 18,644 (43.6 per cent) showed reliable recovery
Waiting times for a course of treatment (for those finishing a course of treatment in September 2015):
38,277 (82.0 per cent) waited less than 6 weeks to enter treatment
44,850 (96.0 per cent) waited less than 18 weeks to enter treatment