Journal of Woundcare Handbook

The professional's guide to wound product selection

Basic dressings

365 Community Wound Care Pack

Sterile, single-use and latex-free packs containing: 1 x tray; 1 x pair nitrile exam gloves (small, medium or large); 1 x drape (50x50cm); 1 x waste bag (35x45cm); 1 x dressing towel (38x43cm); 1 x apron; 5 x non-woven swabs (4 ply, 10x10cm); 1x14cm measuring tape with pain guide; 1 x sterile field drape (50x50cm). Store in a cool dry place out of direct sunlight.



365 Strips

365 Strips

Reinforced paper wound closure strips.

3M Transpore Medical Tape

3M Transpore Medical Tape

A transparent, perforated, plastic medical tape with bidirectional perforations for easy hand tear and a moderate level of adhesive strength.

Activa Anklets and Kneecaps

Activa Anklets and Kneecaps

Class 2 (18–24mmHg) kneecaps and anklets that reduce swelling, provide support and protect against further injury. Colour: sand.

Acti-Wrap

Acti-Wrap

Cohesive retention bandage. Latex-free. 

Asepsis

Asepsis

Sterile aseptic dressing pack. Contains: 5 x non-woven swabs, 1 x pair nitrile gloves, 1 x disposal bag, 1 x sterile field, 1 x paper hand towel, 1 x clear tray. Latex-free. 

Ce-fix

Ce-fix

Non-woven retention and conforming bandage.

Chemifix

Chemifix

Permeable, apertured, non-woven tape BP, coated on one side with a hypoallergenic synthetic adhesive and an easy-to-remove paper backing.

Chemipore

Chemipore

Permeable, non-woven, synthetic adhesive tape BP, coated with a hypoallergenic adhesive. Gentle fixation.

Chemipore PE

Chemipore PE

Permeable, plastic, synthetic adhesive tape BP with a hypoallergenic adhesive. Easy, straight, bi-directional tear. Moderate level of adhesive strength.

CliniLite

CliniLite

Knitted elastomer and viscose bandage for light support.

Clinipod

Sterile normal saline solution 0.9% w/v ph Eur.

Clinipore

Clinipore

Permeable non-woven synthetic adhesive tape.

ComfiNETTE

ComfiNETTE

Single-use, non-elasticated, viscose, tubular bandage. Latex-free.

ConvaTec Hydrocolloid Sealing Strips

ConvaTec Hydrocolloid Sealing Strips

Thin, sterile sealing strips consisting of an inner layer of hydrocolloid contained within an adhesive polymer matrix and an outer layer of polyurethane film. 

Cuticell Classic

Cuticell Classic

Sterile, non-medicated, paraffin gauze dressing with open weave.

Derma+Flex

Gel tissue adhesive with two applicators.

Dressit

Dressit

Sterile pack containing: 1 x pair Vitrex gloves; 1 x apron; 1 x disposable bag; 1 x paper towel; 5 x non-woven swabs; 1 x absorbent pad; 1 x sterile field; 1x sterile rule; 1 x tray 

Easifast

Elasticated viscose stockinette.

Easifix

Easifix

Polyamide and cellulose contour retention bandage.

Easifix K

Easifix K

Viscose and polyamide knitted retention bandage. Highly conformable, two-way stretch, light and breathable.

Eesiban

Ribbed cotton surgical tubular stockinette. Provides support for entire leg with constant pressure in either full leg or below knee style.

Elset

Elset

Knitted elastomer and viscose bandage, type 3a.

Elset S

Knitted elastomer and viscose bandage, type 3a.

Granudacyn

Granudacyn

Irrigation solution for cleansing and moisturising wounds, as well as for first- and second-degree burns. Contains hypochlorous acid (HOCl) to ensure safe preservation.

Histoacryl

Histoacryl

Tissue adhesive. Available in blue or clear translucent options. Can now be stored at room temperature.

Histoacryl Flexible

Histoacryl Flexible

Cyanoacrylate-based tissue adhesive for longer surgical wounds. An applicator tip facilitates creation of longer layers onto the surgical incision. Can be stored at room temperature

Histoacryl L

Histoacryl L

Tissue adhesive. Available in blue or translucent options. Can now be stored at room temperature.

Histoacryl Octyl

Histoacryl Octyl

A 2-octyl topical adhesive with a high-viscosity formulation designed to reduce the risk of adhesive migration away from the wound site. Creates a protective barrier to pathogens, including MRSA. Can remain intact for 7–10 days. Has an angled applicator and transparent tip.

Hospicrepe 239

Hospicrepe 239

100% cotton crepe Type 2 light support bandage, BP standard.

Hospiform

Hospiform

Type 1 synthetic conforming bandage.

Hospilite

Hospilite

Permanently elastic crepe type 2 light support bandage.

Hypafix

Hypafix

A skin-friendly, non-woven tape used for wide-area dressing fixation.

Insil

Insil

Soft silicone fixation tape.

Irriclens Cleanser

Irriclens Cleanser

Sterile saline (0.9% w/v sodium chloride Ph.Eur) in an aerosol can. Contains Nitrogen, an ozone-friendly propellant to expel saline from the can.

Jelonet

Jelonet

Paraffin gauze dressing, normal loading.

K-Band

K-Band

Consists of a lightweight knitted fabric containing viscose and nylon. Highly conformable.

K-Lite

K-Lite

Lightweight knitted bandage consisting of viscose, nylon and elastomeric yarn. K-Lite is the second layer of the K-Four multilayer compression bandage kit. Latex free.

Knit-Band

Knit-Band

Lightweight knitted polyamide and cellulose contour bandage, knitted BP 1988.

Knitted Conforming Bandage 4264

Knitted Conforming Bandage 4264

Type 2, two-way stretch, elastic, knitted conforming bandage. 

Available with and without fastening, and as non-sterile or sterile.

Kontour

Cohesive polyamide and cotton contour bandage.

Leukofix

Leukofix

Transparent, synthetic, perforated, adhesive film tape. Skin-sensitive. 

Leukoplast Sleek LF

Leukoplast Sleek LF

Latex-free, plasticised PVC tape. Waterproof, strong and conformable. Excellent initial and long-term adhesion.

Leukopor

Leukopor

Permeable, non-woven, synthetic adhesive tape. Skin-friendly. Provides gentle fixation.

Leukostrip

Leukostrip

Adhesive hypoallergenic wound closure strips.

Liquiband

Liquiband

Tissue adhesive. Available as Standard and Flow Control Tissue Adhesive.

Medicrepe

Medicrepe

Cotton crepe stretch bandage. Washable with soft edges to prevent fraying and patient irritation.

Mefix

Mefix

Permeable apertured non-woven synthetic adhesive tape.

Mepitac

Mepitac

A highly conformable soft silicone fixation tape that is easy to apply and remove. Consists of a soft silicone wound contact layer, knitted fabric and a film backing.

Mesalt

Mesalt

Absorbent viscose/polyester pad impregnated with sodium chloride, which is released on contact with exudate.

Mollelast

Mollelast

A conforming bandage designed for dressing retention and finger and toe bandaging. Especially effective on difficult joint areas and when treating chronic oedema, as it enables each digit to be accurately compressed.

Nexodyn

Nexodyn

Nexodyn acid oxidising solution (AOS) is an active wound cleanser with ancillary antimicrobial benefits that enable it to be used for debridement, wound irrigation, cleansing and moistening. Nexodyn contains hypochlorous acid (HCIO), which is very safe and is an antimicrobial agent that inhibits the growth of microorganisms within the solution and thus acts as a preservative. HCIO plays an active role in restarting healing, reducing pain and providing protection from the risk of infection.

Niko-Fix

Niko-Fix

Sterile non-woven dressing with a viscose-rayon polypropylene cushion pad. Single use only. Latex-free.

Normasol

Sachet containing sterile solution of 0.9% w/v sodium chloride in purified water.

Nurse It

Nurse It

Sterile dressing pack containing: 7 x non-woven swabs (4 ply, 10x10cm), 1 x compartment tray (11x12cm), 1 x disposable forceps (11cm), 2 x laminated paper sterile fields (40x40cm), 1 x large apron, 1 x pair powder-free, latex-free, nitrile gloves, 1 x paper measuring tape, 1 x towel (35x40cm), 1 x white polythene disposable bag (36x46cm).

octenilin wound irrigation solution

octenilin wound irrigation solution

Wound irrigation solution containing a combination of octenidine and ethylhexylglycerin. Ethylhexylglycerin reduces surface tension and moistens the skin, loosening biofilm and devitalised tissue. Octenidine prevents bacteria and fungi growing in the solution and the wound dressing.

octenisan wash mitts

octenisan wash mitts

Fleecy, soft wash mitts containing the broad-spectrum antimicrobial octenidine and allantoin to soothe the skin. Colour- and perfume-free. No rinsing required.

Omnifix

Omnifix

Permeable, apertured, non-woven synthetic adhesive tape.

Omnistrip

Omnistrip

Adhesive wound-closure strip made of non-woven flexible fabric.

Ortholite

Ortholite

Lightweight, highly comfortable, durable and washable support bandage. Allows unrestricted mobility while maintaining secure fixation even in difficult areas of application. 

Peha-haft Latex Free

Peha-haft Latex Free

Breathable fabric with double adhesive effect; does not stick to skin. 85% extensibility; very skin friendly due to the absence of latex, acrylate and chlorine.

Plurogel Burn and Wound Dressing

Surfactant gel utilising micelle matrix technology. The concentrated surfactant softens, loosens and traps slough, bacteria and wound debris; it also maintains an optimally moist wound healing environment, which promotes debridement. Helps protect healthy tissue and cleanse the wound.

Premier Band

Non-sterile, 100% cotton stretch bandage. BP Type 2. Latex free.

Premier Claripore Tape

Polyethylene tape. Non-sterile, acrylic copolymer adhesive. Latex free. Breathable, easy bi-directional tear, transparent and can be written on. BP 1988 quality.

Premier Polyfield Dressing Aid Pack

Pack contains: 1 x pair gloves, 1 x 50x45cm polythene sterile field, 1 x polythene bag and 1 x wound measure guide. Available with either vinyl or latex gloves.

Premier Silkpore Tape

Acetate tape. Non sterile. Polyacrylate adhesive. Latex free. Breathable and can be written on.

Premier Softpore Tape

Non-woven tape. Non-sterile. Synthetic copolymer adhesive. Latex free.  Soft, breathable, conformable and can be written on. BP 1988 quality.

Prontosan Solution

Prontosan Solution

Wound irrigation solution containing Betaine which is a gentle effective surfactant which penetrates, disturbs and removes biofilm and wound debris, and PHMB to help control bacterial levels on the wound.

Sal-e Pods

Sodium chloride 0.9% wound irrigation surfactant solution.

Scanpor

Scanpor

Highly permeable, hypoallergenic, colophony-free, non-woven, synthetic, skin-friendly, adhesive tape.

Siltape

Siltape

Soft silicone fixation tape with easy tear perforations.

Soffcrepe

Soffcrepe

A type-2 light support bandage manufactured from a shrink-woven fabric of plain weave. Soft and comfortable. Washable in mild detergent and water.

Softdrape

Softdrape

Universal aseptic dressing pack. Latex-free. Contains: 1 x sterile field, 5 x non-woven swabs, 1 x paper towel, 1 x apron, 1 x disposal bag, 1 pair Vitrex gloves, 1 x sterile ruler, 1 x tray.

 

Stayform

Stayform

Polyamide and cellulose contour bandage.

Strappal

Strappal

Rigid strapping tape constructed from hand-tearable viscose fabric. Latex-free.

UniPak

UniPak

Easy-to-use dressing pack designed to support non-touch technique and minimise risk of infection. Contains 1 x sterile outer wrap, 1 x sterile field, 5 x non-woven swabs (7.5x7.5cm), 1 x paper towel, 1 x disposal bag and 1 x tray.