The Surgical Materials Testing Laboratory - SMTL
- The Surgical Materials Testing Laboratory (SMTL) is part of the Welsh NHS, funded mainly by the Welsh Assembly Government, and based at Princess of Wales Hospital in Bridgend. SMTL is part of NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership (NWSSP). Our core service is to provide testing and technical services regarding medical devices to the Welsh NHS, enabling Procurement Services for NHS Wales and others in the NHS to undertake evidence based purchasing.
- SMTL also provide commercial testing services to the international medical device industry.
- SMTL are UKAS Accredited to ISO17025 the international standard for testing laboratories.
- A full list of our current testing services is available. More detail on each of the tests can be found in our Testing Services section.
NOTE: See our sister site: Medidex for copies of test reports, datacards and other information we make available free of charge.