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Improving Access to Psychological Therapies Report, December 2016 Final, January 2017 Primary and most recent quarterly data (Quarter 2 2016/17)

22:05 August 20, 2017 - 09:30 March 23, 2017
Publication date: March 23, 2017
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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.

This release also makes available a special analysis of additional waiting times dimensions, based on data from 2015-16. This includes a report and data tables.

Key facts

In December 2016 there were:
  • 92,260 new referrals
  • 68,346 referrals entered treatment
  • 42,282 referrals finished a course of treatment, of which:
  • 89.4 per cent waited less than 6 weeks and 98.5 per cent waited less than 18 weeks to enter treatment
  • 39,002 started treatment at caseness, with 48.5 per cent moving to recovery



Date Range: December 01, 2016 to December 31, 2016
Geographical coverage:
Geographical granularity:
NHS Trusts
Care Trusts
Mental Health Trusts
GP practices, dental practices, pharmacies and clinics
Independent Sector Health Care Providers
Clinical Commissioning Groups

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