SOURCE: Smith & Nephew PLC

November 14, 2007 12:42 ET

Smith & Nephew PLC announces Transaction in Own Shares

London, UK--(Marketwire - November 14, 2007) -

Smith & Nephew PLC

14 November 2007

Smith & Nephew PLC - Transaction in Own Shares

Smith & Nephew PLC announces that on 14 November 2007 it purchased 500,000 ordinary shares of US$0.20 at a price of 570.972 pence per share. The purchased shares will be held as treasury shares.

Following the above purchase, Smith & Nephew PLC holds 47,450,000 ordinary shares in treasury, and has 899,823,955 ordinary shares in issue (excluding treasury shares).

Paul Chambers
Company Secretary

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