- The monarch will not be permitted to visit Prince Philip at St Bart’s in London
- She is being kept regularly updated about condition of her husband of 73 years
- It means that the royal couple will have been parted for at least three weeks
Prince Philip today began his second full day at a specialist cardiac centre at St Bart’s after 14 days at nearby by King Edward VII hospital due to an infection.
The 99-year-old is now receiving continuing treatment for an infection, as well as ‘testing and observation’ for a pre-existing heart condition, Buckingham Palace said.
The Queen, who is being kept regularly updated about her husband’s condition, will not be permitted to visit him at St Bart’s and is thought to be unlikely to see him until he leaves.
This is because visitors are currently excluded apart from a handful of ‘exceptional’ circumstances, including end of life.