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08th Sep 2022

Charles, Camilla and William head to Queen’s bedside as ‘concerned’ doctors keep her under medical supervision

Steve Hopkins

Her majesty is currently under medical supervision

Prince Charles and Camilla have reportedly arrived at Balmoral and Prince William is on the way after news broke Thursday that doctors are concerned about the Queen’s health.

Her Majesty is currently under medical supervision, Buckingham Palace said in a statement.

“Following further evaluation this morning, The Queen’s doctors are concerned for Her Majesty’s health and have recommended she remain under medical supervision. “The Queen remains comfortable and at Balmoral.”

Reports suggest Prince Charles and Camilla are now at Balmoral have travelled from Birkhall, nearby, while Prime William is still on his way.


Minutes before the statement, the new Prime Minister Liz Truss was handed a note in the Commons informing her of the development as she was revealing her plans to cap energy bills for the next two years.

Truss said: “The whole country will be deeply concerned by the news from Buckingham Palace this lunchtime” adding “my thoughts – and the thoughts of people across our United Kingdom – are with Her Majesty The Queen and her family at this time”.

On Wednesday, the Queen was forced to postpone a Privy Council meeting at the last minute on doctors’ advice.

Following a busy day on Tuesday, during which she greeted both Boris Johnson and Truss at Balmoral, as well as undertaking other light duties, the 96-year-old was told to rest.

The palace said that after “a full day” on Tuesday the monarch  had accepted the medics’ advice.

The Queen had been due to hold the Privy Council virtually on Wednesday evening, during which Truss would have taken her oath as First Lord of the Treasury and her new cabinet ministers would have been sworn into their roles.

In a statement a Buckingham Palace spokesman said: “After a full day yesterday, Her Majesty has this afternoon accepted doctors’ advice to rest.

“This means that the Privy Council meeting that had been due to take place this evening will be rearranged.”

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