SOURCE: Smith & Nephew PLC

August 07, 2009 12:30 ET

Smith & Nephew Plc Announces Director/PDMR Shareholding

LONDON--(Marketwire - August 7, 2009) -


Annex DTR3


Notification of Transactions of Directors/Persons Discharging
Managerial Responsibility and Connected Persons


All relevant boxes should be completed in block capital letters.


1.  Name of the issuer                 2.  State whether the
                                           notification relates to (i)
    SMITH & NEPHEW PLC                     a transaction notified in
                                           accordance with DTR 3.1.2R
                                           (ii) a disclosure made in
                                           accordance LR 9.8.6R(1) or
                                           (iii) a disclosure made in
                                           accordance with section
                                           793 of the Companies Act
                                           (2006).
                                           (i)


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

                                           N/A

5.  Indicate whether the notification  6.  Description of shares
    is in respect of a holding of the      (including class),
    person referred to in 3 or 4 above     debentures or derivatives or
    or in respect of a nonbeneficial       financial instruments
    interest 1                             relating to shares

    ROGER TEASDALE                         ORDINARY SHARES

7.  Name of registered shareholders(s) 8.  State the nature of the
    and, if more than one, the number      transaction
    of shares held by each of them
                                           LONG SERVICE AWARD
    ROGER TEASDALE

9.  Number of shares, debentures or    10. Percentage of issued class
    financial                              acquired (treasury shares
    instruments relating to                of that class should not be
    taken into account                     when calculating percentage)
    acquired
                                           LESS THAN 0.01%
    213 ORDINARY SHARES


11. Number of shares, debentures or    12. Percentage of issued class
    financial                              disposed (treasury shares
    instruments relating to                of that class should not be
    taken into account                     when calculating percentage)
    disposed
                                           N/A
    N/A

13. Price per share or value of        14. Date and place of
    transaction                            transaction

    469P                                   7 AUGUST 2009

15. Total holding following            16. Date issuer informed of
    notification and total percentage      transaction
    holding following notification
    (any treasury shares should not be
    taken into account when
    calculating percentage)

    7,657 ORDINARY SHARES                  7 AUGUST 2009


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 exercisable
    N/A

19. Total amount paid (if any)    20. Description of shares or
    for grant of the option           debentures involved (class and
                                      number)
    N/A

21. Exercise price (if fixed at   22. Total number of shares or
    time of grant) or                 debentures over which options
    indication that price is to       held following notification
    be fixed at the time
    of exercise
                                      N/A


23. Any additional information      24. Name of contact and telephone
                                        number for queries

    SHARES ACQUIRED BY COMPANY AND
    TRANSFERRED TO LONG SERVING         GEMMA PARSONS
    EMPLOYEE FOR NIL COST
                                        ASSISTANT COMPANY SECRETARY
                                        020 7960 2228




Name of authorised official of issuer responsible for making
notification

GEMMA PARSONS

ASSISTANT COMPANY SECRETARY

Date of notification   7 August 2009





Notes:    This form is intended for use by an issuer to make a RIS
notification required by DR 3.3.


(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.



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