Earlier today, Philip’s son, Prince Charles, visited a pop-up vaccine clinic at North London Central Mosque with wife Duchess Camilla. Charles revealed that he was “thrilled” that Philip had returned home after his hospital stay. The Prince of Wales explained that he’d been keeping in contact with his father. “Oh yes, I have spoken to him several times,” Charles told ITV News.
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Buckingham Palace reveals in a statement to BAZAAR.com and other outlets, “The Duke of Edinburgh has today been discharged from King Edward VII’s Hospital and has returned to Windsor Castle, following treatment for an infection and a successful procedure for a pre-existing condition.”
The statement continues, “His Royal Highness wishes to thank all the medical staff who looked after him at both King Edward VII’s Hospital and St Bartholomew’s Hospital, and everyone who has sent their good wishes.”
Meanwhile, a palace source tells us that “the duke is in good spirits” following his hospital stay.
Reports broke in February that Prince Philip had been hospitalised as a “precautionary measure” after feeling unwell, for “observation and rest,” per The Associated Press. At the time, a palace source revealed to BAZAAR that the duke’s hospitalisation was not an emergency admission, with Philip reportedly walking into King Edward VII’s Hospital independently.
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Later, it was revealed that Philip was receiving treatment for an infection, and he moved from King Edward VII’s Hospital to St Bartholomew’s Hospital. A palace statement on March 1 said, “The Duke of Edinburgh was today transferred from London’s 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.”
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