Prince Philip has been admitted to hospital after feeling 'unwell' and is expected to remain there for 'a few days'.
- Prince Philip has been admitted to hospital after 'feeling unwell', Buckingham Palace has confirmed.
- The Duke of Edinburgh was taken to King Edward VII Hospital in London last night as advised by the Queen's royal doctor.
- He is expected to remain there for the next few days so that his health can be monitored.
- This royal news (opens in new tab) comes after it was revealed that Philip and the Queen are likely to part ways after his 100th birthday (opens in new tab).
The Duke of Edinburgh, 99, was taken to the King Edward VII Hospital in London on Tuesday evening Buckingham Palace has confirmed today.
In a statement the palace revealed that Philip was taken into hospital as a 'precautionary measure' following advice from a royal doctor after he began feeling ill.
"His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh was admitted to the 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 feeling unwell," the announcement said.
"The Duke is expected to remain in hospital for a few days of observation and rest."
Prince Philip's illness is not thought to be Covid related and his admission was not treated as an emergency.
Philip, who has received his Covid-19 vaccine (opens in new tab), has been spending lockdown with the Queen at Windsor Castle and travelled to London by car last night.