SOURCE: Smith & Nephew PLC

December 05, 2006 11:16 ET

Smith & Nephew PLC announces Director/PDMR Shareholding - 2

London, UK -- (MARKET WIRE) -- December 5, 2006 --


   NOTIFICATION OF TRANSACTIONS OF DIRECTORS, PERSONS DISCHARGING MANAGERIAL
                      RESPONSIBILITY OR CONNECTED PERSONS

This form is intended for use by an issuer to make a RIS notification required
by DR 3.1.4R(1).


(1)      An issuer making a notification in respect of a transaction relating 
         to the shares or debentures of the issuer should complete boxes 1 to 
         16, 23 and 24.
(2)      An issuer making a notification in respect of a derivative relating 
         the shares of the issuer should complete boxes 1 to 4, 6, 8,13, 14, 
         16, 23 and 24.
(3)      An issuer making a notification in respect of options granted to a 
         director/person discharging managerial responsibilities should 
         complete boxes 1 to 3 and 17 to 24.
(4)      An issuer making a notification in respect of a financial instrument 
         relating to the shares of the issuer (other than a debenture) should 
         complete boxes 1 to 4, 6, 8, 9, 11, 13, 14, 16, 23 and 24.


Please complete all relevant boxes should in block capital letters.

1. Name of the issuer

Smith & Nephew plc


2. State whether the notification relates to (i) a transaction notified in
accordance with DR 3.1.4R(1)(a); or

(ii) DR 3.1.4(R)(1)(b) a disclosure made in accordance with section 324 (as
extended by section 328) of the Companies Act 1985; or

(iii) both (i) and (ii)

(i)


3. Name of person discharging managerial responsibilities/director

Sarah Byrne-Quinn


4. State whether notification relates to a person connected with a person
discharging managerial responsibilities/director named in 3 and identify the
connected person

N/A


5. Indicate whether the notification is in respect of a holding of the person
referred to in 3 or 4 above or in respect of a non-beneficial interest

Sarah Byrne-Quinn


6. Description of shares (including class), debentures or derivatives or
financial instruments relating to shares

Ordinary shares of US$0.20 per share


7. Name of registered shareholders(s) and, if more than one, the number of
shares held by each of them

Greenwood Nominees Limited, as nominee for Abacus Corporate Trustee Limited


8 State the nature of the transaction

Acquisition of shares under Dividend Re-investment Plan


9. Number of shares, debentures or financial instruments relating to shares
acquired

14


10. Percentage of issued class acquired (treasury shares of that class should
not be taken into account when calculating percentage)

Less than 0.01%


11. Number of shares, debentures or financial instruments relating to shares
disposed

....................................


12. Percentage of issued class disposed (treasury shares of that class should
not be taken into account when calculating percentage)

....................................


13. Price per share or value of transaction

493.60 pence per share

14. Date and place of transaction

10 November 2006


15. Total holding following notification and total percentage holding following
notification (any treasury shares should not be taken into account when
calculating percentage)

2,284 ordinary shares of US 20 cents each. Less than 0.01%......................
...............


16. Date issuer informed of transaction

04 December 2006

If a person discharging managerial responsibilities has been granted options by
the issuer complete the following boxes


17 Date of grant



18. Period during which or date on which it can be exercised



19. Total amount paid (if any) for grant of the option



20. Description of shares or debentures involved (class and number)



21. Exercise price (if fixed at time of grant) or indication that price is to be
fixed at the time of exercise



22. Total number of shares or debentures over which options held following
notification



23. Any additional information



24. Name of contact and telephone number for queries

Phil Higgins -Assistant Company Secretary - 020 7960 2228


Name and signature of duly authorised officer of issuer responsible for making
notification

Phil Higgins - Assistant Company Secretary


Date of notification

05 December 2006


END


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