Swann-Morton News

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Latest News

20th March 2017

Cardiothoracic Surgery Prize 2016

The Swann-Morton sponsored prize for the top achieving candidate in the end of year examination for Cardiac Surgical Care Practitioners was presented recently to Rebecca Finn.

7th January 2017

Latest Veterinary Training Film Launched

The latest in a popular series of annual training films commissioned by Swann-Morton in conjunction with vetsurgeon.org and vetnurse.co.uk has gone live.

30th November 2016

ODP Award winner 2016

Sarah Garvey has become the 8th graduate from the Sheffield Hallam University ODP course to receive the annual Swann-Morton award for academic achievement. Congratulations to Sarah who has now taken up a full time post in Barnsley.

29th November 2016

South African Veterinary and Dental Awards for 2016

Simon van Heerden from Medequip has presented the 2016 Annual Swann Morton Veterinary Surgical Prize to winner Dr.Rosalia Bruggemann whilst Quenton Greene did the honours for the Dental Award presenting it to Dr.Guilmerme Rodrigues de Franca.

16th June 2016

83% of NHS Facilities fail to comply with Sharps Regulations.

An inspection report issued by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), the body responsible for the initial introduction into UK law of the Health and Safety (Sharps Instruments in Healthcare Regulations) in 2013 and the subsequent compliance of NHS facilities across the United Kingdom, highlights that more than 80% of the 40 sample organisations audited during 2015/16 were showing breaches in the sharps regulations.

11th May 2016

Swann-Morton to distribute Qlicksmart Sharps safety solutions

Swann-Morton have been unveiled as the new UK distributor of the Qlicksmart safety products which will form a natural extension to their existing range of sharps safety solutions targeted at improving patient and staff safety in both acute and non acute healthcare settings .