Managing people in mental health crises with the Manchester Triage System
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Managing people in mental health crises with the Manchester Triage System

Lynne Pearce Health journalist

This crucial clinical tool ensures parity of care for anyone presenting to the emergency department

What is the Manchester Triage System (MTS)?

Launched in 1994, the Manchester Triage System (MTS) is a clinical risk management tool used by emergency clinicians to safely manage patient flow, when clinical need far exceeds capacity.

Emergency Nurse. 30, 1, 10-11. doi: 10.7748/en.30.1.10.s3

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