Term
Definition
CReST
Children and Young People’s Mental Health Referral System Management Tool
NHSE/I
This is the collective acronym for NHS England and NHS Improvement
Model
The name given to the plan you are working on
Scenario
The service model you are planning, e.g. a learning disability service for the coming year
Cases per Year
Your anticipated activity for the scenario year
Base Values
Your service information without any adjustments. Think of this as your default situation
Adjusted / Test Values
Adjusted service information allowing you to see the impact on your resources
Utilisation
The percentage of your available resources used to meet the requirements specified in your model
Breaches per Month
How many of your expected patients anticipated to breach each month
Average Wait (Days)
How long your patients will be expected to wait for an available appointment