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About Smith & Nephew

In 1856, T.J. Smith opened his family pharmacy in Hull, UK and developed a new way to refine cod liver oil. On his death 40 years later, his nephew Horatio Nelson Smith took over, giving us the second part of our name. The company grew rapidly during World War One, supplying surgical and field dressings to the armed forces. After World War One, we – more... 

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Headquarters
Building 5, Croxley Park, Hatters Lane, Watford, Herts, WD18 8YE
Revenue
£1bn to £5bn
Employees
10,000+
Industry
Links
Smith & Nephew website

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