How the Manchester Triage System helps service users
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How the Manchester Triage System helps service users

Lynne Pearce Health journalist

This clinical tool ensures parity of care for people in mental health crises 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.

Mental Health Practice. 25, 1, 10-10. doi: 10.7748/mhp.25.1.10.s4

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