SOURCE: Smith & Nephew PLC

December 20, 2006 05:47 ET

Smith & Nephew plc - Holding(s) in Company

London, UK -- (MARKET WIRE) -- December 20, 2006 --

  
               NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS IN SHARES
20 December 2006

Smith & Nephew plc has been notified today, pursuant to Section 198 of the Companies Act 1985 (as amended), by Barclays plc that they no longer have a notifiable interest in the issued share capital of the Company.

Name of contact and telephone number for queries


Phil Higgins - Assistant Company Secretary
020 7960 2228

Name and signature of authorised company official responsible for making this notification

Phil Higgins - Assistant Company Secretary

Date of notification

20.12.06

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