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Smith & Nephew Plc
03 October 2016

3 October 2016


Smith & Nephew plc (the "Company")


Voting Rights and Capital




In conformity with Rule 5.6 of the FCA's Disclosure and Transparency Rules:-


The total issued share capital of Smith & Nephew plc at 30 September 2016 comprises 913,468,206 Ordinary Shares of US20¢ each ("Ordinary Shares"), including 27,435,122 Ordinary Shares held in treasury.


The Company's issued share capital, with one voting right per share, therefore consists of 886,033,084 Ordinary Shares.  This is the figure which should be used by shareholders as the denominator when determining whether they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in, the Company under the FCA's Disclosure and Transparency Rules.


These figures exclude the 300,000 Ordinary Shares purchased by the Company on 30 September 2016, which are yet to settle into Treasury.




Elaine Richardson

Deputy Company Secretary

Smith & Nephew plc

Tel:      +44 (0) 1923 477320


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