SOURCE: Smith & Nephew PLC

January 19, 2007 11:00 ET

Smith & Nephew plc announces Total Voting Rights

London, UK -- (MARKET WIRE) -- January 19, 2007 --Smith & Nephew plc - Voting Rights and Capital

19 January 2007

In conformity with the Transparency Directive, we notify the market that as at today's date:

Smith & Nephew plc's issued share capital with voting rights consists of 943,794,349 ordinary shares of US$20 cents each. No shares are held in treasury.

The above figure may be used by shareholders for calculating if they are required to notify their interest in, or change to their interest in the Company under the FSA's Disclosure and Transparency Rules.

Paul Chambers
Company Secretary

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