Update Monday, 1st 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.Embed from Getty Images
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.Embed from Getty Images Embed from Getty Images
Police officers stand at the entrance of The King Edward VII hospital where Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh is currently receiving treatment.Embed from Getty Images Embed from Getty Images
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 arrives at the King Edward VII Hospital in London to visit his father the Duke of Edinburgh pic.twitter.com/fpQj2KoNQQ— Lizzie Robinson (@LizzieITV) February 20, 2021
Prince Charles left the Hospital after spending around 30 minutes with Prince Philip.Embed from Getty Images Embed from Getty Images Embed from Getty Images
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.Embed from Getty Images
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.Embed from Getty Images
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.Embed from Getty Images
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”.
Talking to Prince Edward this morning he told me they were keeping their “fingers crossed” but the Duke of Edinburgh is “a lot better” as Buckingham Palace confirm he’s being treated for an infection. He is comfortable and not expected to leave hospital for several days @SkyNews pic.twitter.com/zvM3N4GxEZ— Rhiannon Mills (@SkyRhiannon) February 23, 2021
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”.Embed from Getty Images Embed from Getty Images Embed from Getty Images Embed from Getty Images
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.Embed from Getty Images
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.Embed from Getty Images
Prince Philip was treated for a blocked coronary artery in 2011 at Royal Papworth Hospital in Cambridgeshire, England.Embed from Getty Images Embed from Getty Images
A general view of St Bartholomew’s Hospital where Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh is currently receiving treatment.
Prince Philip retired from his royal duties on 2 August 2017, meeting Royal Marines in his final solo public engagement, aged 96.Embed from Getty Images
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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.Embed from Getty Images Embed from Getty Images
King Michael of Romania (right) rides with his cousin Prince Philip of Greece on the sands at Constanza.Embed from Getty Images
July 1935: Prince Philip of Greece dressed for the Gordonstoun School’s production of “MacBeth”, in Scotland.Embed from Getty Images
Prince Philip married the then Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) on 20 November 1947 at Westminster Abbey in London.Embed from Getty Images Embed from Getty Images Embed from Getty Images
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