SOURCE: Smith & Nephew PLC

September 15, 2009 12:08 ET

Smith & Nephew Plc - Director/PDMR Shareholding

LONDON--(Marketwire - September 15, 2009) -


Notification of Transactions of Directors/Persons Discharging
Managerial Responsibility and Connected Persons


All relevant boxes should be completed in block capital letters.

1.  Name of the issuer                 2.  State whether the
                                           notification relates to (i)
    SMITH & NEPHEW PLC                     a transaction notified in 
                                           accordance with DTR 3.1.2
                                           R,    
                                           (ii) a disclosure made in
                                           accordance LR 9.8.6R(1) or
                                           (iii) a disclosure made in
                                           accordance with section
                                           793 of the Companies Act
                                           (2006).

                                           (i)

3.  Name of person discharging         4.  State whether notification
    managerial responsibilities/           relates to a person   
    director                               connected with a person    
                                           discharging managerial
    ROGER TEASDALE                         responsibilities/
                                           director named in 3 and
                                           identify the connected
                                           person

                                           N/A

5.  Indicate whether the notification  6.  Description of shares
    is in respect of a holding of the      (including class),
    person referred to in 3 or 4 above     debentures or derivatives or
    or in respect of a nonbeneficial       financial instruments
    interest 1                             relating to shares

    ROGER TEASDALE                         ORDINARY SHARES of USUSD0.20

7.  Name of registered shareholders(s) 8.  State the nature of the
    and, if more than one, the number      transaction
    of shares held by each of them
                                           SETTLEMENT OF SHARES HELD
    ROGER TEASDALE                         UNDER THE SMITH & NEPHEW     
                                           PERFORMANCE SHARE PLAN WHICH
                                           VESTED ON 13 SEPTEMBER 2009


9.  Number of shares, debentures or    10. Percentage of issued class
    financial instruments relating         acquired (treasury shares
    to shares acquired                     of that class should not be
                                           taken into account when
    1,385 ORDINARY SHARES                  calculating percentage)

                                           LESS THAN 0.01%

11. Number of shares, debentures or    12. Percentage of issued class
    financial instruments relating         disposed (treasury shares
    to shares disposed                     of that class should not be
                                           taken into account disposed
                                           calculating percentage)
    1,385                                  
                                           LESS THAN 0.01%

13. Price per share or value of        14. Date and place of
    transaction                            transaction

    554p                                   14 SEPTEMBER 2009

15. Total holding following            16. Date issuer informed of
    notification and total percentage      transaction
    holding following notification
    (any treasury shares should not be
    taken into account when
    calculating percentage)
                                           15 SEPTEMBER 2009
    7,657 ORDINARY SHARES

If a person discharging managerial responsibilities has been granted
options by the issuer complete the following boxes

17. Date of grant              18. Period during which or date on which
                                   exercisable

    N/A                            N/A

19. Total amount paid (if any) 20. Description of shares or debentures
    for grant of the option        involved (class and number)

    N/A

21. Exercise price (if fixed   22. Total number of shares or debentures
    at time of grant) or           over which options held following
    indication that price is       notification    
    to be fixed at the time
    of exercise                    N/A

    N/A

23. Any additional information  24. Name of contact and telephone
                                    number for queries

                                    GEMMA PARSONS
                                    ASSISTANT COMPANY SECRETARY
                                    020 7960 2228


Name of authorised official of issuer responsible for making
notification

GEMMA PARSONS
ASSISTANT COMPANY SECRETARY
Date of notification __15 SEPTEMBER 2009______


Notes:    This form is intended for use by an issuer to make a RIS
notification required by DR 3.3.

(1) An issuer making a notification in respect of a transaction
    relating to the shares or debentures of the issuer should
    complete boxes 1 to 16, 23 and 24.
(2) An issuer making a notification in respect of a derivative relating
    the shares of the issuer should complete boxes 1 to 4, 6, 8, 13,
    14, 16, 23 and 24.
(3) An issuer making a notification in respect of options granted to a
    director/person discharging managerial responsibilities should
    complete boxes 1 to 3 and 17 to 24.
(4) An issuer making a notification in respect of a financial
    instrument relating to the shares of the issuer (other than a
    debenture) should complete boxes 1 to 4, 6, 8, 9, 11, 13, 14, 16,
    23 and 24.



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