Access to psychological therapies

Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) is an NHS programme rolling out services across England offering interventions approved by the National Institute of Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) for treating people with depression and anxiety disorders. This measure is an age standardised rate per 100,000 population age 16 and over of referrals to the service.


Number of interventions (count)

Area 2015
South Hams 008C 8
Q3 - Average 5,263
South Hams 1,264
Devon 11,829
Western Locality 6,869


Direct age-standardised rate (DASR) per 100,000 population

Area 2015
South Hams 008C 788.8
Q3 - Average 2,099.8
South Hams 2,110.8
Devon 2,014.1
Western Locality 2,479.5


Access to Psychological Therapies DASR rate per 100,000 population (latest period)