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SMPU is a MHRA licensed and regulated pharmaceutical specials manufacturer, and provide a range of medicines and pharmaceutical services for our patients and customers worldwide. We develop novel patient treatments from an initial concept, or formulations for a special clinical need such as a new procedure or for patient safety.

As part of the NHS family, and our larger organisation Cardiff and Vale University Health Board, we are committed to enhancing the quality assurance of our products for our patients and customers, optimising the use of current technology and leading with new methods research to do this.

All current products and prices are available on the products page, or alternatively one of our sales advisers will be able to assist you.

Our prices are subject to regular review, please be advised we are planning for price increases March 18th 2024.


Dear Customers


Unfortunately, we are experiencing some significant raw material supply problems with the Chloral Hydrate active pharmaceutical ingredient used in our Chloral Hydrate Suppositories 250mg and 500mg. This situation is out of our control and we are working hard to find an alternative supply however this is proving very difficult. Please contact our sales team on 02920 748120 to find out the latest information about availability of the suppositories.


Thank you for your understanding with this situation.


St Mary's team.



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Why Choose SMPU?

Our product range includes stock items for off-the-shelf use or as one off ‘specials' medicines. We are responsive to requests for new products to ensure continuity of medicines supply. Delivery for stock items is 24hours when placed before 12 noon. For on request items in our product list please discuss current lead time with the sales advisor when placing an order. 


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Quality Manufacturing

We have every stage covered from new product development and formulation requests to clinical trials, the finished product, wholesaling, storage and distribution.

Our licences include: (MS) licence, wholesalers dealers licence (WL), and an investigational medicinal products licences (MIA(IMP)).

We actively invest and lead with our research into the quality assurance of products, new equipment and processes e.g. Vaporised Hydrogen Peroxide (VHP) bio decontamination and Rapid Microbiology Methods Technology.

​Our qualified persons oversee the certification of IMPs and any licensed products.