3M captures the spark of new ideas and transforms them into thousands of ingenious products. Our health care businesses use 3M's diverse technologies, culture of collaboration and global strength to deliver innovative solutions which help to improve the quality, cost and outcomes of care.
Auscultation & Diagnostics
Each year thousands of clinicians across the world choose 3M Littmann stethoscopes. Synonymous with precision, acoustic quality and cutting-edge design, the Littmann range offers advanced auscultation technology, including digital solutions for remote real-time diagnosis and clinical teaching.
Dentistry & Orthodontics
Recognised for innovation in the dental and orthodontic industry, 3M is helping to revolutionise the way practitioners deliver oral care. By working with them to share and reshape ideas, we develop solutions to improve clinical outcomes, enhance aesthetics and optimise practice efficiency.
Drug Delivery Systems
As a global leader in developing innovative ways to deliver medication, 3M has over 50 years experience in feasibility, development and manufacturing. We partner with pharmaceutical and biotech companies to team their molecules with our inhalation and transdermal technology, enabling them to bring effective medicines to market.
Food and beverage industries worldwide are achieving the highest levels of product quality, safety and environmental hygiene with the help of 3M's extensive range of testing and hygiene monitoring products.
Health Information Systems
3M HIS advanced software solutions and services enable healthcare organisations to capture, classify and manage accurate healthcare information. This aids the organisation’s ability to manage resources effectively, comply with regulations and improve quality of patient care.
Every day 3M's protection, hygiene and sterilisation solutions reduce the risk of exposure to hospital-acquired infections for both patients and staff. Supported by practical training and technical expertise, our infection prevention products help to combat the spread of infection and improve patient safety.
From producing components such as medical grade tapes and coatings to complete wound care and surgical devices, our technology-led customised solutions can help manufacturers to improve efficiency and drive advances in healthcare.
Critical & Chronic Care Solutions
3M’s trusted products for skin protection and critical and chronic wounds span the continuum of care - from prevention and IV therapy, through to management of long-term conditions such as lymphoedema. Combining infection prevention properties with unique design elements, our products provide effective clinical performance and patient comfort.