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First Aid and Family Health


3M™ Nexcare™ product range includes breathable film plasters, tapes and a new range of supports and braces for joint pain and strains. 3M health care products also includes hot & cold therapy and protector sprays, suitable for your family' s Home First Aid Kit. To find more detail product information, view our Nexcare™ Family First Aid website.  Alternatively buy online now from the 3M Select Store.

3M Braces & Supports

Nexcare™ Braces & Supports - for the knee, ankle and wrist  strains and injuries -  are latex free and breathable* whilst providing exceptional comfort and fit.  A full range of knee braces, and ankle and wrist support products are available to meet your needs for sports related injuries, joint pain caused by arthritis joints, and pain caused by repetitive motion injuries. Find out where to buy.

*compared to neoprene fabric

3M First Aid Tapes & Plasters

The 3M™ Nexcare™ product range includes a variety first aid products including breatheable film plasters and tapes.  The cartoon plasters and tapes are ideal as child plasters when treating minor injuries at home. Find out where to buy.

First Aid Skin & Wound Closure

Our low allergy and easy to remove skin and wound closures will close the edges of deeper cuts and reduce the chance of scarring.  A valuable addition to any First Aid Kit,  the First Aid Skin and Wound Closures help to prevent cuts from re-opening and to reduce bleeding. Find out where to buy.

Note: Steri Strip™ skin closures are not an alternative to stitches. If the wound is deep and bleeding continuously, seek medical assistance immediately.

Nexcare™ Coldhot™ Pack - Cold and Hot Therapy from 3M

The application of heat or cold is a natural, drug-free way to help treat minor injuries and to reduce swelling.  Whilst cold can relieve pain by soothing nerve endings and slowing swelling; heat can soothe aches and muscle and joint pains by increasing blood flow and suppleness of muscles and joints.  A ColdHot therapy pack is an excellent way to help ease pain and speed up recovery. For a convenient way to apply hot or cold treatment, use a Nexcare™ ColdHot™ pack. Find out where to buy.

First Aid and Family Health Products from 3M