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The Drug Tariff:

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Cellulose Dressings
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**Please Note: The Real Nurse Articles on Wound Care & The Drug Tariff are no longer updated; these are 2011 archived versions.

Author: Andrew Heenan RGN RMN BA(Hons)

This article includes a selection of dressings included in the Drug Tariff [1]. Proprietary names are included for convenience.

Bio-Cellulose Dressing

Bio-Cellulose Dressing





Suprasorb X

Square5cm x 5cm £1.93
9cm x 9cm £4.02
Rectangular14cm x 20cm £7.96
Rope2cm x 21cm £6.19

Suprasorb X + PHMB

Square5cm x 5cm £2.42
9cm x 9cm £4.81
Rectangular14cm x 20cm £10.95
Rope2cm x 21cm £6.82


1. Prescription Pricing Authority, Department of Health. Drug Tariff. London: The Stationery Office, June 2011.

Article Updated: June 2011

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