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04th Mar 2021

Prince Philip undergoes ‘successful procedure’ for heart condition

Wayne Farry

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The Duke was moved to St Bartholomew’s Hospital days ago

Prince Philip has undergone a “successful procedure” on a pre-existing heart condition for which he is currently being treated in hospital, Buckingham Palace have confirmed.

In a statement, Buckingham Palace said: “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 Duke of Edinburgh has been been in King Edward VII’s Hospital in London since February 16, a move described by Buckingham Palace as a precautionary measure with the 99-year-old feeling unwell.