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The Queen is under medical supervision after doctors become ‘concerned’ for her health

Several members of the Royal Family are travelling to Balmoral.

Daisy Jackson Daisy Jackson - 8th September 2022

The Queen is under medical supervision after her doctors became ‘concerned for Her Majesty’s health’.

Buckingham Palace said in a statement that has just been released: “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.”

The royal, 96, pulled out of a virtual Privy Council on Wednesday as doctors advised her to rest.

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The announcement from Buckingham Palace came during a House of Commons sitting, which was paused while Speaker Lindsay Hoyle made a statement to MPs.

A note was seen to be passed to several senior ministers.

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

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

The Queen appointed Ms Truss as the new Prime Minster from Balmoral, in a change from the normal protocol at Buckingham Palace.

It’s understood that the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall have travelled to Balmoral, and the Duke of Cambridge is also travelling to Scotland.

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