The Duke of Edinburgh leaves hospital and returns to Sandringham estate in Norfolk
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Duke of Edinburgh leaves Papworth hospital

The Duke of Edinburgh has left hospital and rejoined the Queen and other members of the Royal family at Sandringham.

The prince thanked staff for the excellent care he had received during his stay.

The 90-year-old had been in Papworth Hospital since Friday after having a coronary stent fitted, following his admission to the hospital for chest pains.

Nicholas Witchell reports.

  • 27 Dec 2011