Journal of Woundcare Handbook

The professional's guide to wound product selection

Acticoat Flex 3



Highly conformable dressing consisting of a flexible, low-adherent polyester layer coated with nanocrystalline silver


As an antimicrobial barrier dressing over partial- and full-thickness wounds such as burns, recipient graft sites, surgical sites, pressure ulcers, venous leg ulcers and diabetic foot ulcers. Can be used on infected wounds. Can be used as a wound contact layer in combination with negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) for up to 3 days. The dressing’s antimicrobial barrier properties remain effective for a minimum of 3 days.


Do not use on patients with a known sensitivity to silver and patients undergoing MRI examination. Remove dressing before administering radiation therapy. A new dressing can be applied following the treatment. For details of precautions please contact supplier.


5×5cm, £3.84; 10×10cm, £9.38; 10×20cm, £14.66; 20×40cm, £50.17; 40×40cm, not on Drug Tariff; 10×120cm, not on Drug Tariff

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