The Queen looked the picture of health as she was discharged after an overnight stay following a stomach bug
The Queen has been discharged from hospital following an overnight stay at King Edward VII hospital with suspected gastroenteritis.
The royal was admitted to hospital on Sunday evening although she insisted that ‘no fuss’ be made.
After a visit from her personal physician, Professor John Cunningham, earlier today, the Queen was seen leaving the hospital at 2.45pm. Clad in a bright red coat, the royal reassured concerned onlookers she was well again and wore a big smile.
As she hopped into her waiting car, a Bentley of course, the Queen stopped to thank medical staff before returning home to Buckingham Palace.
Doctors had earlier speculated that the head of the monarchy was suffering from norovirus, the winter vomiting bug.
The Queen initially felt unwell on Friday night although was admitted to hospital on Sunday afternoon with a palace spokesperson saying: ‘The Queen is being assessed at the King Edward VII hospital, London, after experiencing symptoms of gastroenteritis. As a precaution, all official engagements for this week will regrettably be either postponed or cancelled.’