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2011 News Archive

1st November 2011

Swann-Morton - You Tube debut.

After receiving a listing on Wikipedia last month Swann-Morton have now launched their range of training videos on You Tube. Already available via the Interactive section of the website this allows the video information to be accessible to a wider social media audience.

6th October 2011

Cygnetic wins innovation award in Middle East

Swann-Morton have received notification that they have won an MEH Health and Innovation Award 2011 in the Surgical Instrument category after receiving the initial nomination from the organisers at the Middle East Hospital Publication earlier in the year.

1st October 2011

Swann-Morton ODP Award 2011

On the 29th September, Managing Director, Richard Whiteley was pleased to present the annual Swann-Morton ODP award for academic excellence to Judith Groves who sustained high scores in her work throughout the two year course at Sheffield Hallam University.

1st September 2011

Precise Finger Tip Control

Ergonomically designed, the Stainless steel B3 (0923) also referred to as the "Barron" handle, (J.N.Barron , Salisbury), with its smooth tapered octagonal body, offers precise fingertip control required for Hand surgery such as a Fasciectomy (removal of scar like tissue ), peripheral nerve repair and surgery of the tendons and joints.

1st August 2011

Swann-Morton Nominated for 'Made By Britain' for manufacturing excellence.

On 6th July when the Rt.Hon. Vince Cable MP announced the launch of a new cross party initiative to recognise manufacturing excellence across Britain, Swann-Morton were proud to find they had been nominated by David Blunkett MP as representatives of his Sheffield Brightside and Hillsborough constituency.

1st July 2011

Interactive Education Section

Swann-Morton recently gave their "Interactive section" a spring clean adding fresh modern icons, updating the product PDF Library and publishing new articles with both current and relevant themes.

1st June 2011

Scalpel Selection

Our latest Swann-Morton scalpel carries a graduated measure on the reverse of the handle (for indication only) to mirror our range of metal stainless handles and is marked with the CE symbol which previously only appeared on the outer product packaging.

31st May 2011

Geoff Bacon award 2011

Swann-Morton recently had the privilege to attend the 14th National SATS (South African Theatre Sisters) Congress held at the OR Tambo Conference Centre in Boksburg, Johannesburg.

31st May 2011

Annual Silver Scalpel Award

Held at the Cutlers Hall in our home town of Sheffield, Swann-Morton were proud once again to sponsor the annual Silver Scalpel Award presented during the 2011 Association of Surgeons in Training (ASIT) conference from the 15th-17th April inclusive.

1st May 2011

Redefining the boundaries in Dentistry

Whether it is a 15c or 12d scalpel blade being used for Periodontal surgery, an SM69 Fine blade for implants or one of our Safety Scalpels to assist in the implementation of cross infection controls within the Practice, the cutting edge expertise embodied within the Swann-Morton products meet the most demanding and complex requirements of the modern day Dental practitioner.

29th March 2011

How Do I Remove A Blade Safely?

The Swann-Morton Blade Remover allows for safe and easy removal of all sizes of scalpel blade from both No.3 and No.4 handles. Unlike most sharp's removal devices it is supplied sterile thus allowing it to be included on the instrument tray withing the OR and to be used at the site of the invasive procedure.

10th January 2011

Swann-Morton launch new 2011 Product Interface

The 2011 annual site upgrade sees the further development of the ever popular product section with improved images of both the blades and for the first time the addition of high resolution packaging shots.