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Why has Prince Philip been transferred to St Bartholomew’s hospital?

The duke requires observation for a heart condition at the London hospital, a centre of cardiac excellence

The Duke of Edinburgh has been transferred to St Bartholomew’s hospital in London, and Buckingham Palace has announced that the 99-year-old required observation for an existing heart condition.

It is not known if his earlier admission to King Edward VII’s hospital in central London was as a result of this condition, or unrelated. The only details previously given were that he was treated for a non-Covid-19-related infection and was responding to medication.

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