SOURCE: Smith & Nephew PLC

April 30, 2007 09:33 ET

Smith & Nephew plc announces Total Voting Rights

London, UK -- (MARKET WIRE) -- April 30, 2007 --Smith & Nephew plc - Voting Rights and Capital

30 April 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 939,065,469 ordinary shares of US20c each.

6,440,000 ordinary shares are held in treasury, and are not included in the above figure.

939,065,469 ordinary shares 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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