Follow up of Improving Access to Psychological Therapies drop outs

Paul Atkinson made this Freedom of Information request to East London NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear East London NHS Foundation Trust,

Given that almost two thirds of all IAPT’s referrals each year never begin a course of treatment or drop out before they finish a course of treatment, please inform me how many of the drop out referrals are followed up, when are they followed up and with what results.

Yours faithfully,
Paul Atkinson


Information Governance Department
Charter House
7 Alma Street
Email: [East London NHS Foundation Trust request email]

Our Ref: FOI DA4281

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Dear Paul,


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With best wishes


Shuchi Joshi (she/her)

FOI Team
East London NHS Foundation Trust






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