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2014 News Archive

12th December 2014

Swann-Morton CREST award

The CREST (Cancer Research Excellence in Surgical Trials) Award is one part of an initiative to increase the engagement of surgeons in the NCRI and NIHR CRN: Cancer, to increase the number of surgical trials and to increase the percentage of patients with newly diagnosed tumours who are approached about entering clinical trials.

2nd December 2014

South African 2014 Dental Award

The Swann-Morton 2014 Award for Maxillo Facial and Oral Surgery was presented on the 28th November to Dr.Leon Bester by Charles Somerset from Medequip.

1st December 2014

Safety Stitch Cutter

Further to the implementation of EU Sharps Directive across the member states of extended Europe, Swann-Morton have responded to demand for a safety stitch cutter.

28th November 2014

South African Veterinary Award 2014

Simon van Heerden from Medequip recently presented the Annual Swann Morton Surgical Prize at the Onderstepoort Faculty of Veterinary Sciences to this year’s recipient Nadia Christodoulou.

17th November 2014

2014 ODP Award Winner

Rob Brennan became the 6th graduate and first male student from the Sheffield Hallam University ODP course to receive the annual Swann-Morton award for academic achievement.

20th August 2014

Chinese Distributors visit Sheffield

Management from Guangzhou Yongli Medical Instrument Co.Ltd and Shanghai Yuansheng Co.Ltd were welcomed to Sheffield for product training recently.

24th July 2014

Guarding against Infections

The non Sterile Swann-Morton Disposable Post Mortem Scalpel is the latest addition to a growing range of histopathology and autopsy knives.

20th July 2014

Maxillo Facial Award

The Swann-Morton Award for Maxillo Facial and Oral Surgery has been presented to Dr J P Conradie.

14th July 2014

Lifetime achievement Award

The inaugural lifetime achievement award for work furthering dermatological surgery was recently awarded to Dr.Catrione Irvine.

30th June 2014

ECVS Congress, Copenhagen 2014

Swann-Morton recently supported a specialised ophthalmology workshop held as part of the European College of Veterinary Surgeons annual congress in Copenhagen.

20th June 2014

Safe, "KLEEN" and easy to use.

The New “KLEEN” all-in-one Blade Management System compliments the existing range of safety products available from Swann-Morton in their efforts to support safe passing protocols and sharps injury reduction amongst Health Care Workers.

The system which incorporates a quality Swann-Morton blade is designed to operate with most standard surgical handles already in the circulation within the Hospital system thus minimising disruption and cost during the conversion process. The system comprises two injection moulded plastic parts which encapsulates a standard blade and protects surgical staff from sustaining a potential sharps injury whilst attaching or removing the blade from a handle.


8th April 2014

ASiT Silver Scalpel Award 2014

This years coverted Silver Scalpel Award sponsored by Swann-Morton was presented at a Charity Gala Dinner to the grateful 2014 recipient Mr. Michael Levelle Jones a consultant Plastic Surgeon from Ninewells Hospital in Dundee.