SOURCE: Smith & Nephew PLC

February 28, 2007 05:36 ET

Smith & Nephew plc announces Total Voting Rights

London, UK -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 28, 2007 --

Smith & Nephew plc - Voting Rights and Capital

28 February 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 943,228,973 ordinary shares of US$20 cents each. 1,495,000 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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