Improving Access to Psychological Therapies Data Set Overview

The Improving Access to Psychological Therapies Data Set will be in included in a future version of the Mental Health Services Data Set.

The collection of outcome data including clinical scores is a defining characteristic for stepped care and the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) recommended model of delivery of psychological therapies. 

The Improving Access to Psychological Therapies Data Set provides an agreed national standard for data collection for commissioned providers of psychological therapy for anxiety and depression. Standardised PATIENT centred information facilitates an integrated approach to the provision of psychological therapies and leads to improvements in the quality of services.

The Improving Access to Psychological Therapies Data Set supports:

The Improving Access to Psychological Therapies Data Set includes information on:

Time period

The extract covers one month.

Frequency

Reports are run monthly.

Further Guidance

Further guidance relating to the Improving Access to Psychological Therapies Data Set is available on the: