Smith & Nephew is a global medical device company employing 12,000 people with operations in 36 countries. We market clinically superior products, principally in the areas of orthopaedics, endoscopy, and wound management to deliver cost effective solutions, significant physician advantage and real patient benefits.
A continuous process of supplying new and innovative products is supported by substantial R & D investment, which includes the development of biological solutions to deliver new levels of healing to patients throughout the world.
Founded in 1856, the Group has over 1,400 product ranges marketed in over 90 countries. Its products are supported by extensive clinical evidence, and the company has a substantial research and development programme through its Group Research Centre, based in York, and the Global Business Units.
Smith & Nephew product ranges include:
– Specialised products for wound healing: gels, absorbent foams and polyurethane film dressings.
– Rod, pins and plate systems for the management of bone fractures.
– Orthopaedic implant systems for the knee, hip and shoulder.
– Ultrasound bone healing therapy (Exogen).
– Arthroscopic and endoscopic surgical systems.
– Soft tissue fixation devices for the treatment of ligament injuries.
– Rehabilitation products to assist recovery from injury and to help the elderly and disabled.
– Ear implants to help rectify hearing defects.
Wound Management: Allevyn and Cutinova range of advanced wound healing dressings, IntraSite Gel for effective wound cleansing, Algisite M and Algosteril alginate dressings, OpSite Film Dressings, Profore Four Layer Bandage System, Cavi-Care unique foam dressing, Cica-Care Scar adhesive gel sheet for scar care, Triple Care Skin Range, Exu-Dry – specialist burns and chronic wound dressings, TransCyte bioengineered temporary skin covering for burns, Dermagraft – bioengineered human dermal replacement for the treatment of diabetic foot ulcers.
Orthopaedics: Profix Total Knee System, Genesis Total Knee System, Echelon Revision Hip System, Synergy Hip System, Spectron Hip System, Reflection Acetabular Cup, Russell Taylor Intramedullary Nails, Tri-Gen Nail System, Classic Compression Hip Screw, Ilizarov External Fixation System, Taylor Spatial Frame, Hex-Fix External Fixation System.
Arthroscopy & Endoscopy: Dyonics Powered arthroscopic shavers and blades, Dyonics Surgical Video Systems, Acufex hand instruments and soft tissue fixation devices.
Rehabilitation: Rolyan Rehabilitation range, Homecraft Rehabilitation range.
ENT: HAPEX Osicular Implants, VoCom vocal cord medialisation system.
All brand names are Trade Marks of Smith & Nephew
For UK enquiries contact:
Smith & Nephew Healthcare Limited
Tel: +44 (0)1482 222200
Fax: +44 (0)1482 222211
For corporate and other enquiries contact:
Smith & Nephew plc
15 Adam Street
Tel: +44 (0)20 7401 7646
Fax: +44 (0)20 7930 3353