PRINCE PHILIP, DUKE OF EDINBURGH
UNITED KINGDOM

THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH WAS ADMITTED TO HOSPITAL

Update Thursday, 4th March 2021

The Duke of Edinburgh, 99, was admitted to the King Edward VII Hospital in Central London on the evening of February 16th as a precautionary measure, on the advice of his doctor, after feeling unwell.

Buckingham Palace said that Prince Philip is reportedly “in good spirits” and is expected to be released from the hospital in a few days.

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Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh during the transfer of the Colonel-in-Chief of The Rifles at Windsor Castle on July 22, 2020 in Windsor, England.



Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth remains at Windsor Castle, where she and Prince Philip have been staying.

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Police officers stand at the entrance of The King Edward VII hospital where Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh is currently receiving treatment.

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Update!!! February 20th

On February 19, Buckingham Palace released the following statement about Prince Philip:

“Following consultation with his doctor The Duke of Edinburgh is likely to remain in hospital for observation and rest over the weekend and into next week. As we have said previously the doctor is acting with an abundance of caution. The Duke remains in good spirits.

The Prince of Wales visits Prince Philip

The Prince of Wales visited his father the Duke of Edinburgh at the King Edward VII’s Hospital in central London on February 20. The prince made a 100-mile journey from his home in Highgrove, Gloucestershire, to the hospital London.

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Prince Charles left the Hospital after spending around 30 minutes with Prince Philip.

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Update!!! February 23rd

The Duke of Edinburgh Has An Infection

On February 23rd, Buckingham Palace released another statement about the health of The Duke of Edinburgh:

“The Duke of Edinburgh remains at King Edward VII’s Hospital where he is receiving medical attention for an infection. He is comfortable and responding to treatment but is not expected to leave hospital for several days”.

The Duke of Edinburgh was admitted to King Edward VII’s Hospital after feeling unwell on the 16th February as a precautionary measure.

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Twanna Saleh, 10, from London, with a ‘get well soon’ message for the Duke of Edinburgh, stands with police officers at the entrance to the King Edward VII Hospital.

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A balloon and message from Twanna Saleh is seen outside the King Edward VII hospital where Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh is currently receiving treatment.

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During an exclusive interview with Sky News, Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex says his father is “a lot better” and “looking forward to leaving hospital”.



Update!!! March 1st

The Duke of Edinburgh Has Been Transferred to St Bartholomew’s Hospital

On March 1st, The Duke of Edinburgh was transferred from King Edward VII’s Hospital to St Bartholomew’s Hospital where doctors will continue to treat him for an infection, as well as undertake testing and observation for a pre-existing heart condition.

Buckingham Palace added: “The Duke remains comfortable and is responding to treatment but is expected to remain in hospital until at least the end of the week”.

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St Bartholomew’s Hospital, commonly known as Barts, is a teaching hospital located in the City of London, close to St Paul’s cathedral. It was founded in 1123 and is currently run by Barts Health NHS Trust.

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Bartholomew is a center of excellence for both cardiac and cancer care. Barts Heart Centre is Europe’s largest specialized cardiovascular service. Barts Cancer Centre has a global reputation for treating common and rare cancers.

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Prince Philip was treated for a blocked coronary artery in 2011 at Royal Papworth Hospital in Cambridgeshire, England.

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A general view of St Bartholomew’s Hospital where Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh is currently receiving treatment.



Update!!! March 4th

Buckingham Palace: ‘The Duke of Edinburgh yesterday underwent a successful procedure for a pre-existing heart condition at St Bartholomew’s Hospital. His Royal Highness will remain in hospital for treatment, rest and recuperation for a number of days”.

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A Police officer holding a letter and balloon from a well-wisher walks into St Bartholomew’s Hospital where Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh is being treated. The Duke of Edinburgh was transferred on Monday from King Edward VII’s Hospital to St Bartholomew’s Hospital.

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Prince Philip retired from his royal duties on 2 August 2017, meeting Royal Marines in his final solo public engagement, aged 96.

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Last month, Buckingham Palace announced that Prince Philip and The Queen had received Covid-19 vaccinations from a household doctor at Windsor Castle.

The royal couple have been spending the recent lockdown at the royal residence of Windsor Castle with a small household staff, nicknamed “HMS Bubble”.



Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (born Prince Philip of Greece and Denmark) was born on 10 June 1921 in Mon Repos on the Greek island of Corfu as he only son and fifth and final child of Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark and Princess Alice of Battenberg.

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King Michael of Romania (right) rides with his cousin Prince Philip of Greece on the sands at Constanza.

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July 1935: Prince Philip of Greece dressed for the Gordonstoun School’s production of “MacBeth”, in Scotland.

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Prince Philip married the then Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) on 20 November 1947 at Westminster Abbey in London.

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