Intended for healthcare professionals

Keeping it sharp

Sheffield was once famous the world over for steel-making; indeed the local football team, Sheffield United, is still nicknamed ‘the Blades’. Sadly, as with much of British industry, steel-making in Sheffield has all but vanished. But one rather remarkable company is still flourishing: Swann-Morton Ltd still manufactures its renowned surgical blades in the city, as it has for over eighty years, and its blades are almost certainly the ones you use every day in your dermatology clinic. And if you do, you will be in good company, because these products are used by doctors all over the world.
Dermatology in practice 2015; 21(1): 19–19
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