Queen Elizabeth Health

September 8, 2022

“Following further evaluation this morning, the Queen’s doctors are concerned for Her Majesty’s health and have recommended she remain under medical supervision.”

Buckingham Palace on Queen Elizabeth’s health.
  • The statement continued: “The Queen remains comfortable and at Balmoral.” It is typical that official palace sources remain unnamed.
  • Balmoral Castle is in Scotland and is the Queen’s summer residence where she has recently been living.
  • The new prime minister of the UK (who just met with Queen Elizabeth on Tuesday to formally accept her position as prime minister) was interrupted during a debate in the House of Commons to receive the news and later shared this message on social media: “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.”
  • Members of the Royal Family have rushed to be Queen Elizabeth’s side.
  • Why It Matters: The 96 year-old monarch is the longest serving monarch in British history. She just celebrated 70 years on the throne.

Queen Elizabeth II under medical care amid health fears

A statement from Buckingham Palace

by Jenna Lee,