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Prince Charles and CamillaThe Duke of Edinburgh

Prince Charles arrives at King Edward VII’s Hospital to visit the Duke of Edinburgh


The Prince of Wales visited the Duke of Edinburgh at King Edward VII’s hospital on Saturday afternoon.

Charles visited his father for approximately 30 minutes after being driven on the three hour journey from Highgrove House in Gloucestershire.

Prince Philip was admitted to the hospital in London last Tuesday as a precautionary measure after feeling unwell.

The 99-year-old is expected to remain at hospital over the weekend and into next week under observation.

A palace spokesperson says that 99-year-old Prince Philip will likely remain in hospital over the weekend and into next week for “observation and rest”

This decision has been made following consultation with the Duke’s doctor. 

Palace sources are keen to stress that Prince Philip is remaining in hospital out of an “abundance of caution” and that he remains in “good spirits”.

The Queen’s husband was admitted to the King Edward VII Hospital in London on Tuesday as a precaution after feeling unwell.

The Duke is under observation at the hospital after being taken there from Windsor Castle.

No details of the Duke’s condition have been given although royal officials have confirmed it’s not Covid related.

Prince Philip was driven to the King Edward VII on February 16th although news of his admission wasn’t shared until the following day. At the time his hospital treatment was confirmed, Buckingham Palace said he was there for rest and observation.