(FILES) In this file picture taken on June 6, 2015, Britain’s Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh arrives forward of the racing on the second day of the Epsom Derby Festival in Surrey, southern England. Prince Philip, the 98-year-old husband of Queen Elizabeth II, went into hospital on Friday, December 20, 2019 for precautionary remedy on a pre-existing situation, Buckingham Palace stated.
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Britain’s Prince Philip left the hospital on Tuesday after a four-night keep that renewed concern concerning the 98-year-old’s well being.
Images broadcast by British media confirmed Queen Elizabeth II’s husband, wearing a go well with, taking just a few steps and being helped into an SUV automobile earlier than being whisked away.
Philip didn’t reply to photographers as he obtained into the autos, Britain’s Press Association reported.
Multiple police stood guard across the hospital in addition to royal safety officers.
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The Duke of Edinburgh was now anticipated to hitch the queen at Sandringham, the central England nation retreat the place the royal household historically spends Christmas.
Philip was admitted to London’s King Edward VII hospital on Friday.
Buckingham Palace stated it was for “observation and treatment in relation to a pre-existing condition”, including that it was a “precautionary measure”.
The duke was reportedly flown there by helicopter from the royal Sandringham property in jap England, the place he has been primarily based since retiring from public duties in 2017.
The Sun tabloid reported that Philip has suffered a month of ill-health, together with a “bad fall” which left him confined to mattress for a few days.
In latest years, he has been admitted to hospital for stomach surgical procedure, bladder infections and a blocked coronary artery, whereas he’s additionally reported to undergo from arthritis in his proper wrist.
In January, the duke was concerned in a automotive crash close to Sandringham. He pulled out onto the primary highway, hitting one other automotive and flipping his Land Rover.
A girl within the different automotive broke her wrist, for which Philip apologised. He subsequently gave up his driving licence, however confronted no additional motion.