Bacteria infection within chronic wounds is a very common occurrence thereby dressing with antibacterial properties are widely used by professional nursing staffs. We have now developed a silver alginate wound dressing by incorporating silver into alginate dressings. Our silver alginate can provide an effective barrier to bacteria penetration and protect the wound from microorganism contamination for up to 7 days. Silver alginate wound dressing combine all of the advantage of alginate wound dressing, with extra benefit of silver release ensuring effectiveness in the presence of infection of helping to reduce the incidence of bacterial contamination. Silver alginate wound dressing is indicated for moderate of heavily exudating wounds.