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  • 2017 International Triage Conference

    We are delighted to announce the date for the 2017 International Triage Conference and IRG meeting on Thursday, 12th October 2017.

    The UK International Triage Conference is being held at one of Britain's greatest industrial heritage sites, Quarry Bank Mill, Styal, Cheshire. The conference theme is "Manchester Triage: making the most of a common language" and will cover how all the pieces fit together as well as future developments including international perspectives. You can view the full programme below and book your place.

  • Conference Programme

    09:00 Registration opens
    09:30 Introduction and Housekeeping Sue Wieteska
    09:35 Manchester Triage System from start to finish Kevin Mackway-Jones
    Morning Sessions: Putting the pieces together
    09:45 Manchester Triage System: Face-to-face triage Jill Windle
    10:05 Presentation Priority Matrix and streaming/reflection Kevin Mackway-Jones
    10:25 Telephone Triage and Advice Mark Newton
    10:45 Coffee and refreshments
    11:15 Pathfinder and face-to-face Manchester Triage by ambulance services Steven Scholes
    11:35 Non Health-care Professional triage: red flags and police Janet Marsden
    11:45 Non Health-care Professional triage: nursing and residential Stephanie Allmark
    11:55 SAFE programme: Community triage David Ratcliffe and Sue Wieteska
    12:20 Lunch: extended lunch break for mill and garden tour
      Future developments including international perspectives
    13:45 Literature review and future plans Laura Howard
    14:15 qSOFA data - switch from SIRS to qSOFA Alex Valkov
    14:35 Coffee and refreshments
    Abstracts: session chaired by Kevin Mackway-Jones
    14:55 How to improve the Manchester Triage System for children: Experiences from a multicentre observational study in five European emergency departments Henriette Moll and Joany Zachariasse
    15:15 A systematic review: Can MTS control the patient flow in the emergency room following the concept of Lean Management? Dr Norbert Pfeifer
    15:35 Introducing TTA to Germany Jorg Krey
    15:55 Effective triage in pre-hospital and hospital care in case of a mass disaster (ESTP methodlogy) Radka Filipcikova
    16:15 Summary and discussions Manchester Triage Group
    16:45 Conference close
  • Book your place now

    Pay by Paypal, debit or credit card The cost of the conference is £75.00 and is being held on Thursday, 12th October 2017 at Quarry Bank Mill, Styal, Cheshire.

    Request an Invoice If you would prefer we can invoice you or your organisation for your place. You can request an invoice by clicking here and completing the form.

    Group Bookings Group bookings of more than four will benefit from 10% discount. If you would like to book more than four delegate places please click here and complete the form to be invoiced.

  • About the Venue

    Quarry Bank Mill is one of the best preserved textile mills of the Industrial Revolution and is now a museum of the cotton industry. It is recorded in the National Heritage List for England as a designated Grade II listed building, and inspired the 2013 television series The Mill. The Mill is one of the best preserved textile mills of the Industrial Revolution and is now a museum of the cotton industry.

    For further information about the history of the venue please click here.


    Quarry Bank Mill




    SK9 4LA

    Directions can be found on Google Maps.

    By Bus

    Regular service from Manchester Airport train station and Wilmslow stations on the 200 bus route.

    By train

    Manchester Airport 2 miles; Wilmslow 2 miles

    Car parking

    Car parking is available to all delegates free of charge.


    There are several hotels within easy reach of the venue. We have listed two below but you can also find alternative accommodation online at or

    The Stanneylands

    We have agreed a small number of rooms at a discounted rate of £125 B&B.  These rooms will be issued on a first come first served basis. When booking quote ALSG.

    Tel: 01625 525 225

    Address: Stanneylands Road, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9 4EY

    Etrop Grange Hotel

    Tel:0161 499 0500

    Address: Thorley Lane, Manchester M90 4EG