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Improving Access to Psychological Therapies Data Set

The Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) Data Set collects information about adults in contact with psychological therapy services.

About this standard

NHS England
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Standard type
  • Data definitions and terminologies
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Record standards define what information to collect and how to format it, for example when registering a new patient.

Data definitions and terminologies define the format of individual data items so they can be consistently represented, for example dates or medication names. Reference sets and controlled lists are also included.

Technical standards and specifications specify how to make information available technically including how the data is structured and transported.

Information codes of practice are legal or best practice guidelines on how information should be handled.

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Topics and care settings

Care setting
  • Community health
  • Hospital
  • Mental health

Dependencies and related standards


No know dependencies

Related standards
  • DCB0011 Mental Health Services Data Set (MHSDS)
  • DCB0090 Health and Social Care Organisation Reference Data
  • ISB0149-02 NHS Number for Secondary Care
  • ISB0149-01 NHS Number for General Practice
  • SCCI0021 International Classification of Diseases
  • DCB1605 Accessible Information
  • DCB2094 Sexual Orientation Monitoring
  • DCB3017 Overseas Visitor Charging Category (OVCC)
  • DCB0129 Clinical Risk Management: its Application in the Manufacture of Health IT Systems
  • DCB0160 Clinical Risk Management: its Application in the Deployment and Use of Health IT Systems

Assurance and endorsements

Reference code for standards issued as requirements in England
Quality assurance

This standard has been approved by the Data Alliance Partnership Board (DAPB) and published as an information standard notice (ISN)

Not applicable

Page last updated: 22 November 2022