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Sheffield Shoulder & Elbow Revision Kit

Tue, 07/01/2020 - 11:22
Sheffield Shoulder & Elbow Revision Kit

Platts & Nisbett work with surgeons to build long lasting partnerships for the future. By using their clinical expertise and our manufacturing knowledge we can bring ideas to life, producing surgical instruments of the highest standard. This service was of interest to Mr David Stanley and Mr Deepthi Nandan Adla (Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeons at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust), who contacted us regarding a new Shoulder and Elbow Revision Kit they wished to develop.

Spire Healthcare learns how Surgical Instruments are Made in Britain

Wed, 11/12/2019 - 11:18
Surgical Instrument Manufacturing

Spire Healthcare has 39 hospitals & 1 specialist cancer centre across the UK. As they purchase Platts & Nisbett surgical instruments they contacted us to see if they could take part in a factory tour to see how the instruments are made. As we are the only UK Surgical Instrument Manufacturer with the official Made In Britain Accreditation, our factory tours are highly recommended. They are a real eye opener to anyone working with surgical instruments, for example SSD Staff, Theatre Staff, Procurement, Surgeons, Nurses etc.

Job Vacancy - Linisher / Polisher (Glazer)

Fri, 26/07/2019 - 15:40
Job Vacancy

Platts & Nisbett currently has a job vacancy for an experienced Linisher / Polisher (Glazer)


39.5 hours per week (Monday - Friday)

Permanent Position     


Dependent on Experience

Current Hourly Rate for Fully Qualified is £11.67 per hour (Approx 24K per annum)

Job Vacancy - Customer Service Administrator

Fri, 26/07/2019 - 15:32
Job Vacancy

Platts & Nisbett currently has a job vacancy for an experienced Customer Service Administrator. 

Customer Service Administrator


34.5 hours per week (Monday - Friday)

Mon – Thurs: 9am – 4:45pm

Fri: 9am – 4:15pm

Book a Factory Tour! Learn how to spot the makers from the fakers.

Fri, 05/07/2019 - 13:02
Original Manufacturer

We believe it is important that customers know the real origin of their surgical instruments. That is why we have an open-door policy, with full transparency.

Companies who sell Surgical Instruments are usually either original manufacturers or own brand labellers.

Job Vacancy - Linisher / Polisher

Wed, 26/06/2019 - 15:28
We Are Hiring

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Linisher / Polisher to become part of a busy team within our Finishing (Glazing) Department.

Working for a long established and family owned British Surgical Instrument Manufacturer in Sheffield, the successful candidate will work directly with the Production Foremen and Shop Floor Staff.

Must have previous experience in similar roles, and be time served minimum of 3 Years. Additional on the job training will be provided.

Main Duties Include:

Softgrip Orthopaedic Instruments Made In Sheffield!

Thu, 30/05/2019 - 15:36
Softgrip Instruments

Looking for an alternative to traditional phenolic / tufnol, plastic or aluminium handles on your Surgical Instruments?

If so, our Softgrip Orthopaedic Range may be for you!

This premium range of British Orthopaedic Instruments is hand made by craftsmen at our Sheffield factory, to high quality standards which are unsurpassed.

As well as being covered by our Five Year Manufacturer's Warranty, Hospitals purchasing Platts & Nisbett Softgrip Osteotomes, Chisels and Gouges can also take advantage of our unique Free Lifetime Sharpening Guarantee!

Britain's Got Talent at Platts & Nisbett, be part of our success story!

Wed, 29/05/2019 - 13:50

Interested in joining our team? If you're a talented engineer with experience in the manufacture of surgical instruments, please read on!

As a British family owned and managed company, we offer great long term career prospects. If you are interested in joining a business with an excellent reputation, which values their employees then we could be the company for you. 


Fri, 24/05/2019 - 15:41
Free Lifetime Sharpening

Did you know, we offer a unique Free Lifetime Sharpening Guarantee to hospitals using our Orthopaedic Instruments?

This covers all Osteotomes, Chisels and Gouges manufactured by Platts & Nisbett. There is no catch, we simply like to keep our Surgical Instruments in the best condition, at zero cost to our customers! 

We aim to carry out the work within 24-48 Hours; a fast turnaround time which ensures the instruments are not out of the operating theatre for too long.