Ebene News – GB – Prince Philip admitted to hospital as a precaution

The Duke of Edinburgh was admitted to hospital after feeling unwell, Buckingham Palace said

Prince Philip, 99, was admitted on the advice of his doctor and a palace statement said it was a precautionary measure

The statement read: “His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh was admitted to King Edward VII Hospital in London on Tuesday evening

“The Duke’s admission is a precautionary measure, on the advice of His Royal Highness’s doctor, after discomfort The duke should remain in hospital for a few days of observation and rest”

Philip, who is said to be in a good mood, drove to the hospital and it was not an emergency admission It is said that he entered the hospital unaided A source said that the disease was not linked to Covid and that the hospital stay was purely preventive

He had not been feeling well for a short time and the doctor was called to Windsor Castle, where he and the Queen protected The Queen remains in Windsor

No further details of his condition have been released, Buckingham Palace said It is understood that the decision to admit this was taken with an “abundance” of caution

The Queen and Philip, who celebrated their 73rd wedding anniversary in November, received their Covid-19 vaccine in January

Philip, who will celebrate his 100th birthday on June 10, spent four days in hospital in December 2019 for what royal officials said was the observation and treatment of a pre-existing condition He was released on Christmas Eve and driven to Sandringham to spend Christmas with the Queen

He has suffered from several ailments over the years, including being treated for a blocked coronary artery at Papworth Hospital in Cambridgeshire in December 2011 and a bladder infection in June 2012, forcing him to miss the celebrations of the queen’s diamond jubilee

Exploratory abdominal surgery followed in June 2013 and he started using hearing aids in 2014 He subsequently retired from a Battle of Jutland anniversary event in June 2016, citing a minor illness, which was followed shortly after by his retirement from public service in 2017

In June 2017, after a sweltering day at Royal Ascot, he was admitted to hospital as a precaution for treatment of an infection resulting from a pre-existing condition He was released after a stay of two nights He also underwent hip replacement surgery in 2018

In January 2019, he was uninjured after his vehicle was involved in a traffic accident that injured two people near the Sandringham estate in Norfolk

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Ebene News – GB – Prince Philip admitted to hospital as a precaution

Source: https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2021/feb/17/prince-philip-duke-of-edinburgh-admitted-to-hospital-as-precautionary-measure