About BD

BD is a global medical technology company that is advancing the world of health by improving medical discovery, diagnostics and the delivery of care. BD leads in patient and health care worker safety and the technologies that enable medical research and clinical laboratories. The company provides innovative solutions that help advance medical research and genomics, enhance the diagnosis of infectious disease and cancer, improve medication management, promote infection prevention, equip surgical and interventional procedures and support the management of diabetes. 

The company partners with organizations around the world to address some of the most challenging global health issues. BD has more than 65,000 associates across 50 countries who work in close collaboration with customers and partners to help enhance outcomes, lower health care delivery costs, increase efficiencies, improve health care safety and expand access to health.

BD Worldwide Segments

BD Medical

  • Diabetes Care
  • Medication Management Solutions
  • Medication & Procedural Solutions
  • Pharmaceutical Systems

BD Life Sciences

  • Biosciences
  • Diagnostic Systems
  • Preanalytical Systems

BD Interventional

  • Peripheral intervention
  • Surgery
  • Urology and critical care

BD in the UK

BD UK leads in patient and healthcare worker safety and the technologies that enable medical research and clinical laboratories. The company provides innovative solutions that help advance medical research and genomics, enhance the diagnosis of infectious disease and cancer, improve medication management, promote infection prevention, equip surgical and interventional procedures and support the management of diabetes.

BD employs over 2800 associates across multiple research, manufacturing and commercial sites in the UK & Ireland

BD in Drogheda
Founded: 1964
140 Employees
Manufacturing: MDS, DC

BD in Dun Laoghaire
Founded: 1969
430 Employees
Manufacturing: DC

BD in Limerick x 2 sites
Founded: 2014 & 2016
95 & 150 Employees
R&D for BDB, DS, DC, MMS

BD in Plymouth
Founded: 1981
640 Employees
Manufacturing

BD in Blackpool
Founded: 2001
63 Employees
Commercial

BD in Winnersh
Founded: 2017
500 Employees
Commercial

BD in Crawley
Founded: 1989
220 UKI Employees
Commercial

BD in Lancing
Founded: 2006
Distribution: Script Easy Patient Delivery

BD in Swindon
Founded: 1984
430 Employees
Manufacturing and R&D


UK Headquarters

Becton, Dickinson U.K. Limited
1030 Eskdale Road
Winnersh Triangle, Wokingham
Berkshire, RG41 5TS
Phone: 01189 216000

Registered in England: 00852702
Registered Office: 1030 Eskdale Road, Winnersh Triangle, Wokingham, Berkshire, RG41 5TS

Gender Pay Gap Reports

BD unreservedly supports the Government’s introduction of gender pay gap reporting and the goals it sets out to achieve. It helps us to progress an agenda we are already committed to progressing. Gender balance and fairness in the workplace is a fundamental pillar to achieving an inclusive and diverse company.


BD Statement on UK Referendum to Leave the European Union

As a global company with substantial business and manufacturing operations in the United Kingdom, BD has been closely following the decision of the UK to leave the European Union (Brexit).

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