SOURCE: Smith & Nephew PLC

January 18, 2007 11:55 ET

Smith & Nephew PLC announces Notice of Results

London, UK -- (MARKET WIRE) -- January 18, 2007 --


SMITH & NEPHEW ANNOUNCEMENT DATES FOR 2007 AND DETAILS OF THE BRIEFING AT THE
AMERICAN ACADEMY OF ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEONS

18 January 2007

Smith & Nephew plc (NYSE:SNN; LSE:SN) will announce its preliminary results for
2006 at 11.00am GMT/6.00am EST on 8 February 2007.  A presentation for analysts
will be held at 1.00pm GMT/8.00am EST which can be seen live via webcast on the
Smith & Nephew website at www.smith-nephew.com and available on the site archive
shortly afterwards.

The company will announce its quarterly results through the year as follows:

Quarter 1                               3 May 2007
Interims/Quarter 2                      2 August 2007
Quarter 3                               1 November 2007

The company will host a meeting for analysts and investors at the American
Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), the largest orthopaedic congress in the
world, at 8.00am (PST) on Wednesday 14 February 2007 in San Diego.

The meeting will be hosted by Sir Christopher O'Donnell, Chief Executive, with
presentations from senior management focused on Smith & Nephew products being
exhibited by the orthopaedic reconstruction, orthopaedic trauma and endoscopy
businesses at the surgeon meeting.  These will also be broadcast live by webcast
on the Smith & Nephew website and will be available on the site archive shortly
afterwards.

About Us

Smith & Nephew (LSE: SN, NYSE:SNN) is one of the world's leading medical devices
companies, specialising in Orthopaedic Reconstruction, Orthopaedic Trauma and
Clinical Therapies, Endoscopy and Advanced Wound Management.  Smith & Nephew is
a global leader in arthroscopy and advanced wound management and is one of the
leading orthopaedics companies.

Smith & Nephew is dedicated to helping improve people's lives.  The company
prides itself on the strength of its relationships with its surgeon and
healthcare professional customers, with whom its name is synonymous with the
highest standards of performance, innovation and trust.  The company has over
8,500 employees and operates in 33 countries around the world, generating sales
of over $2.6 billion.

Enquiries:

Smith & Nephew UK
Julie Allen                                            Tel: +44 (0)20 7401 7646
Corporate Affairs Coordinator

Financial Dynamics UK
David Yates/Debbie Scott                               Tel: +44 (0)20 7831 3113

Financial Dynamics US
Jonathan Birt                                          Tel: +1 212 850 5634




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