Global

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At a glance

Smith+Nephew is a global medical technology company. We design and manufacture technology that takes the limits off living. We support healthcare professionals to return their patients to health and mobility, helping them to perform at their fullest potential.

From our first employee and founder, T.J. Smith, to our team today,  it’s our people who make Smith+Nephew a unique place.

Yes, we love to innovate and develop exciting technologies, and we offer competitive salaries and progressive benefits. But it’s our culture - of Care, Collaboration and Courage - that really sets us apart.

Through a spirit of ownership and can-do attitude, we work together to win.

We’re a company of people who care about each other, about our customers and their patients, and about our communities. 

Together, we fulfill our shared purpose of Life Unlimited.

Our strategic imperatives

Five new strategic imperatives form our value creation plan for the medium term.

  1. Achieve the full potential of our portfolio
  2. Transform the business through enabling technologies
  3. Expand in high-growth segments
  4. Strengthen talent and capabilities
  5. Become the best owner

Our global franchise areas

Orthopaedics

Orthopaedics includes an innovative range of Hip and Knee Implants used to replace diseased, damaged or worn joints, robotics-assisted enabling technologies that empower surgeons, and Trauma products used to stabilise severe fractures and correct bone deformities.

Sports Medicine & ENT

Our Sports Medicine and Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) businesses offer advanced products and instruments used to repair or remove soft tissue. They operate in growing markets where unmet clinical needs provide opportunities for procedural and technological innovation.

Advanced Wound Management 

Our Advanced Wound Management portfolio provides a comprehensive set of products to meet broad and complex clinical needs, to help healthcare professionals get CLOSER TO ZERO human and economic consequences of wounds.

Vision and values

We care, we collaborate and we have courage as we work to help people live Life Unlimited. Read more about our vision and values.