Prince Philip, 99, is due to spend another night in hospital after he was admitted on Tuesday as a “precautionary measure.” The Duke travelled from Windsor Castle to King Edward VII’s private hospital in London on the advice of his doctor. According to the palace, his admission was not an emergency matter.
Following Philip’s hospital admission, a palace spokesman confirmed: “His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh was admitted to King Edward VII’s Hospital in London on Tuesday evening.
“The duke’s admission is a precautionary measure, on the advice of His Royal Highness’s doctor, after feeling unwell.
“The duke is expected to remain in hospital for a few days of observation and rest.”
The decision to admit Philip was understood to have been taken with an “abundance” of caution