SOURCE: Smith & Nephew PLC

February 27, 2009 06:25 ET

Smith & Nephew Plc - Total Voting Rights

LONDON--(Marketwire - February 27, 2009) -


Smith & Nephew plc - Voting Rights and Capital

27 February 2009

In conformity with Rule 5.6.1 of the FSA's Disclosure
and Transparency Rules, we notify the market that as at 27
February 2009:

Smith & Nephew plc's issued share capital with voting rights consists
of 883,334,187 ordinary shares of US20c each.

66,634,911 ordinary shares are held in treasury, and are not included
in the above figure.

883,334,187 ordinary shares 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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