Why it matters: NICE states : There is at present no robust clinical- or cost-effectiveness evidence to support the use of antimicrobial dressings (for example, silver, iodine or honey) over non-medicated dressings for preventing or treating chronic wounds. Indiscriminate use should be discouraged because of concerns over bacterial resistance and toxicity.
Description: Prescribing of silver dressings compared with prescribing of all dressings
Sub-ICB Locations are ordered by mean percentile over the past six months. Each chart shows the results for the individual Sub-ICB Location, plus deciles across all Sub-ICB Locations in the NHS in England.