SOURCE: Smith & Nephew PLC

September 04, 2007 12:17 ET

Smith & Nephew PLC announces Transaction in Own Shares

London, UK--(Marketwire - September 4, 2007) - Smith & Nephew PLC

4 September 2007

Smith & Nephew PLC - Transaction in Own Shares

Smith & Nephew PLC announces that on 4 September 2007 it purchased 50,000 ordinary shares of US$0.20 at a price of 582.3867 pence per share. The purchased shares will be held as treasury shares.

Following the above purchase, Smith & Nephew PLC holds 34,167,000 ordinary shares in treasury, and has 912,243,147 ordinary shares in issue (excluding treasury shares).

Paul Chambers
Company Secretary

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