The Palace confirmed the Duke of Edinburgh underwent a procedure at London’s St Bartholomew’s hospital on Wednesday. The 99-year-old was transferre
The Palace confirmed the Duke of Edinburgh underwent a procedure at London’s St Bartholomew’s hospital on Wednesday. The 99-year-old was transferred from King Edward VII’s Hospital where he had spent the previous 13 nights.
On Thursday, Buckingham Palace said in a statement: “The Duke of Edinburgh yesterday underwent a successful procedure for a pre-existing heart condition at St Bartholomew’s Hospital.
“His Royal Highness will remain in hospital for treatment, rest and recuperation for a number of days.”
The news was welcomed by royal fans across the world who expressed their hopes for a speedy recovery.
One person wrote: “Prayers for Prince Philip. My thoughts and prayers for the Queen and the family.”
Another commenter said: “Looks like he’ll live to get his birthday card from the Queen after all.
“Great to see that Prince Philip is recovering.
“The nation was worried for a moment there.”
A third person added: “Hope Prince Philip makes a full recovery.
“Glad to hear that there is some improvement.”