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Polyurethane dressings on the Drug Tariff

Author(s)

Andrew Heenan
RGN RMN BA(Hons)

Email: andrew2@heenan.net

Contents
Published: Jul 2004
Last updated: Jul 2004
Revision: 1.0

Keywords: Drug Tariff; wound management; polyurethane dressings.

Abstract

This article includes all the polyurethane dressings included in the Drug Tariff [1]. Proprietary names are included for convenience. Prices given are per item, unless otherwise stated


Polyurethane foam dressing BP, sterile

For light to medium exuding wounds. These dressings are not ideal for dry superficial wounds. The dressings should be secured at the edge with adhesive tape, but not covered by occlusive tape or film. A secondary dressing is not required.

Polyurethane foam dressing BP, sterile
Product name Dimensions Basic price
Lyofoam  7.5cm x 7.5cm  95p 
10cm x 10cm  112p  
17.5cm x 10cm  175p 
20cm x 15cm  236p 

Polyurethane foam film dressing, sterile

With adhesive border, for light to medium exuding wounds

These dressings are not ideal for dry superficial wounds.
Product name Shape Dimensions Contact pad Border Basic price
Allevyn Lite Island  square  13.5cm x 13.5cm  7.5cm x 7.5cm  3cm  2.19 
16cm x 16cm  10cm x 10cm  3cm  2.60 
rectangular  9.75cm x 16.5cm  3.75cm x 10.5cm  3cm  1.68 
13.5cm x 23.5cm  7.5cm x 17.5cm  3cm  3.35 
Lyofoam Extra Adhesive  square  9cm x 9cm  5cm x 5cm  2cm  1.18 
15cm x 15cm  10cm x 10cm  2.5cm  2.21 
22cm x 22cm  15cm x 15cm  3.5cm  4.36 
30cm x 30cm  20cm x 20cm  5cm  6.34 
sacral  15cm x 13cm  10cm x 8cm  2.5cm  1.81 
22cm x 26cm  15cm x 19cm  3.5cm  3.43 
Lyofoam K  square  9cm x 9cm  5cm x 5cm  2cm  1.26 
Tielle  square  11cm x 11cm  7cm x 7cm  2cm  2.20 
15cm x 15cm  11cm x 11cm  2cm  3.60 
18cm x 18cm  14cm x 14cm  2cm  4.59 
rectangular  7cm x 9cm  3cm x 5cm  2cm  1.19 
15cm x 20cm  11cm x 16cm  2cm  4.51 
Tielle Sacrum  square  18cm x 18cm  12cm x 10cm  3-5cm   3.33 

Without adhesive border, for lightly to medium exuding wounds

Product name Shape Dimensions Basic price
Allevyn Lite  square  5cm x 5cm  0.96 
10cm x 10cm  1.74 
rectangular  10cm x 20cm  2.98 
15cm x 20cm  3.72 
Allevyn Thin (Adhesive)  square  10cm x 10cm  1.83 
15cm x 15cm  3.02 
rectangular  5cm x 6cm  0.91 
15cm x 20cm  3.67 
Flexipore (adhesive)  square  10cm x 10cm  1.73 
20cm x 20cm  5.06 
rectangular  6cm x 7cm  0.93 
10cm x 30cm  3.60 
15cm x 20cm  3.70 
Lyofoam Extra (non adhesive)  square  10cm x 10cm  1.88 
rectangular  10cm x 17.5cm  3.18 
10cm x 25cm  3.84 
15cm x 20cm  4.12 
Tielle Borderless  square  11cm x 11cm  2.60 
15cm x 15cm  4.20 
Transorbent (adhesive)  square  10cm x 10cm  1.78 
15cm x 15cm  3.27 
20cm x 20cm  5.23 
rectangular  5cm x 7cm  0.94 

With adhesive border, for lightly to non-exuding wounds

Product name Shape Contact pad Border Dimensions Basic price
Tielle Lite  square  11cm x 11cm  7cm x 7cm  2cm  2.12 
rectangular  7cm x 9cm  3cm x 5cm  2cm  1.12 
8cm x 15cm  4cm x 11cm  2cm  2.61 
8cm x 20cm  4cm x 16cm  2cm  2.75  

With adhesive border, for moderate to heavily exuding wounds

Product name Shape Dimensions Contact pad Border Basic price
3M Foam Adhesive Dressing  square  14cm x 14cm  10cm x 10cm  2cm  3.31 
oval  10cm x 11cm  6cm x 7.6cm  1.7-2cm  2.24 
14cm x 15cm  10cm x 11cm  2cm  3.97 
19cm x 22.2cm  14cm x 17.1cm  2.5cm  6.51 
circular (heel)  14cm x 14cm  7.6cm x 7.6cm  3.2cm  3.98 
ActivHeal  square  10cm x 10cm  5cm x 5cm  2.5cm  1.57 
15cm x 15cm  11cm x 11cm  2cm  1.92 
Allevyn Adhesive(Adhesive faced pad)  square  7.5cm x 7.5cm  5cm x 5cm  1.25cm  1.29 
10cm x 10cm  7.5cm x 7.5cm  1.25cm  1.89 
12.5cm x 12.5cm  10cm x 10cm  1.25cm  2.32 
17.5cm x 17.5cm  15cm x 1.5cm  1.25cm  4.58 
22.5cm x 22.5cm  20cm x 20cm  1.25cm  6.67 
rectangular  12.5cm x 22.5cm  10cm x 20cm  2cm  3.61 
sacral (anatomically shaped)  17cm x 17cm  13cm x 13cm  2cm  3.43 
22cm x 22cm  18cm x 18.5cm  2cm  4.93 
Allevyn Plus Adhesive  square  12.5cm x 12.5cm  10cm x 10cm  1.25cm  2.85 
17.5cm x 17.5cm  15cm x 15cm  1.25cm  5.50 
rectangular  12.5cm x 22.5cm  10cm x 20cm  2cm  5.05  
Biatain Adhesive  square  10cm x 10cm  6cm diameter  irregular  1.50 
12cm x 12cm  8cm x 8cm  2cm  2.21 
18cm x 18cm  13cm x 13cm  2.5cm  4.42 
sacral  23cm x 23cm  13cm x 13cm   5cm  3.78 
heel  19cm x 20cm  12cm x 13cm  3.5cm  4.41 
contour  17cm diameter  8cm diameter  irregular  4.26 
Curafoam Island  square  10cm x 10cm  5cm x 4cm  2.5-3cm  1.21 
15cm x 15cm   9.5cm x 9.5cm  2.75cm  2.19 
20cm x 20cm  13cm x 14cm  3-3.5cm  4.34 
Tielle Plus  square  11cm x 11cm  7cm x 7cm  2cm  2.44 
15cm x 15cm  11cm x 11cm  2cm  3.98 
rectangular  15cm x 20cm  11cm x 16cm  2cm  4.99 
sacral  15cm x 15cm  7.2cm x 10cm  2.5-5.3cm  2.90 
Trufoam  square  11cm x 11cm  7cm x 7cm  2cm  2.04 
15cm x 15cm  11cm x 11cm  2cm  3.41 
rectangular  7cm x 9cm  3cm x 5cm  2cm  1.07 
15cm x 20cm  11cm x 15cm  2.5cm  4.28 

Without adhesive border, for moderate to heavily exuding wounds

Product name Shape Dimensions Basic price
3M Foam Dressing  square  8.9cm x 8.9cm*  2.09 
10cm x 10cm  2.05 
20cm x 20cm  5.55 
rectangular  10cm x 20cm  3.48 
rectangular  10cm x 60cm  11.75 
ActivHeal  square  10cm x 10cm  1.09  
Advazorb  square  10cm x 10cm  0.80 
rectangular  5cm x 7.5cm  0.45 
Allevyn Compression  square  10cm x 10cm  2.19 
15cm x 15cm  3.72 
rectangular  5cm x 6cm  1.06 
15cm x 20cm  4.16 
Allevyn Non-Adhesive  square  5cm x 5cm  1.10 
10cm x 10cm  2.17  
20cm x 20cm  5.82  
rectangular  10cm x 20cm  3.49 
heel (cup shaped)  10.5cm x 13.5cm  4.35 
Biatain Non-Adhesive  circular  5cm diameter  1.05 
8cm diameter  1.48 
square  10cm x 10cm  2.04 
15cm x 15cm  3.75 
20cm x 20cm  5.60 
Curafoam Plus  square  6cm x 6cm  1.06 
10cm x 10cm  1.65 
20cm x 20cm  5.04 
rectangular  10cm x 13cm  2.05 
10cm x 20cm  3.20 
Hydrafoam  square  10cm x 10cm  1.73 
15cm x 15cm  3.32  
20cm x 20cm  5.15 
rectangular  10cm x 20cm  3.10 
Kerraboot  boot  small  14.00 
large  14.00 
Tielle Plus Borderless  square  11cm x 11cm  2.93 
rectangular  15cm x 20cm  5.40  
Trufoam NA  square  5cm x 5cm  1.02 
10cm x 10cm  1.93 
15cm x 15cm  3.56  

*Fenestrated

Polyurethane matrix dressing

With adhesive border

For lightly to medium exuding wounds.
Product name Shape Dimensions Contact pad Border Basic price
Cutinova Hydro Border  square  15cm x 15cm  10cm x 10cm  2.5cm  2.75 
rectangular  10cm x 11cm  5cm x 6cm  2.5cm  1.21  
17cm x 20cm  12cm x 15cm  2.5cm  4.22 

Without adhesive border

For lightly to medium exuding wounds.
Product name Shape Dimensions Basic price
Cutinova Hydro  square  10cm x 10cm  2.16 
rectangular  5cm x 6cm  1.08 
15cm x 20cm  4.58 

Silver impregnated polyurethane foam film dressing

With adhesive border

Product name Shape Dimensions Contact pad Border Basic price
Avance A  square  9cm x 9cm  5cm x 5cm  2cm  2.14 
12cm x 12cm  8cm x 8cm  2cm  3.55 
15cm x 15cm  10cm x 10cm  2.5cm  4.35 
sacral  15cm x 13cm  10cm x 8cm  2.5cm  3.20 
Contreet Foam  square  12.5cm x 12.5cm  8cm x 8cm  2.5cm  7.95 
18cm x 18cm  13cm x 13cm  2.5cm  15.95 

Without adhesive border

Product name Shape Dimensions Basic price
Avance A   square  10cm x 10cm  2.55 
10cm x 17.5cm  4.06  
sacral  15cm x 20cm  5.61 
Contreet Foam   square  10cm x 10cm  6.95 
15cm x 15cm  13.95 

Publishing history

This set of articles is based on an earlier series, Dressings on the Drug Tariff, which ran from July 1997 to November 1998:

References

1. Prescription Pricing Authority, Department of Health. Drug Tariff. London: The Stationery Office, June 2004.




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