Glossary of Terms

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 / What-If 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
Term
Definition
CReST
Children and Young People’s Mental Health Referral System Management Tool
NHE & I
This is the collective acronym for NHS England and NHS Improvement
CReST
Children and Young People’s Mental Health Referral System Management Tool