Breaking: Queen Elizabeth under medical supervision, Buckingham Palace announces

Queen Elizabeth is under medical supervision at Balmoral, Buckingham Palace has said.
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Queen Elizabeth is under medical supervision at Balmoral, Buckingham Palace has said.

A palace spokesperson said: “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.”

Queen Elizabeth met new prime minister Liz Truss at Balmoral in Scotland, on September 6, 2022. Photo: GettyQueen Elizabeth met new prime minister Liz Truss at Balmoral in Scotland, on September 6, 2022. Photo: Getty
Queen Elizabeth met new prime minister Liz Truss at Balmoral in Scotland, on September 6, 2022. Photo: Getty

The statement was released just after 12.30pm today (Thursday, September 8).

It comes just hours after the monarch postponed an online meeting with senior ministers after doctors advised her to rest.

She met prime minister Liz Truss at Balmoral, in Scotland, on Tuesday (September 6) to invite her to form a government, after accepting the resignation of Boris Johnson.

The Queen has suffered from mobility issues in recent times.

Prince Charles and Camilla have travelled to Balmoral to be with the Queen, and Prince Wil

Liz Truss has said: “The whole country will be deeply concerned by the news from Buckingham Palace this lunchtime.

“My thoughts - and the thoughts of people across our United Kingdom - are with Her Majesty The Queen and her family at this time.”

While Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has said: “Along with the rest of the country, I am deeply worried by the news from Buckingham Palace this afternoon.

“My thoughts are with Her Majesty The Queen and her family at this time, and I join everyone across the United Kingdom in hoping for her recovery.”

More to follow.