Prince Philip ‘a lot better’ and ‘we’re keeping our fingers crossed’, Prince Edward says
Prince Edward has said the Royal Family are keeping their “fingers crossed” but that his father, the Duke of Edinburgh, is “a lot better” a week after he was admitted to hospital.
Speaking to Sky News, the Earl of Wessex, Prince Philip’s youngest son, said he had talked to his father on the phone.
Asked how he was doing, he said: “As far as I’m aware, well I did speak to him the other day, so he’s a lot better thank you very much indeed, and he’s looking forward to getting out, which is the most positive thing.
“So we keep our fingers crossed.”
Buckingham Palace has said Philip is likely to remain in hospital “for several days”.
“The Duke of Edinburgh remains at King Edward VII’s Hospital where he is receiving medical…