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Queen Elizabeth II Health Issues: Her Majesty will soon be seeing fewer appointments, reportedly due to health issues

July 4, 2022

Queen Elizabeth II is set to see fewer engagements soon after Buckingham Palace officials scrapped the grueling work she has to do due to her failing health and advancing age. Indeed, the monarch has recently struggled with mobility issues that have forced her to withdraw from some major royal events.

It’s the first time in a decade that the palace has changed Queen Elizabeth’s royal duties. Insiders have downplayed the importance of Her Majesty’s reduced responsibilities as she is already 96 and has been struggling with health.

Noisy express Prince Charles, her heir to the throne, will take over some of her mother’s royal duties. The Sovereign Grant Report, signed by the Keeper of the Privy Purse, Sir Michael Stevens, shows the monarch will continue to play two of her most important roles: the head of state and the head of the nation.

She is expected to do the opening of parliament, appoint the prime minister, and pay for and receive state visits, but these must-dos have since been scaled back. Now these activities have been replaced by a range of parliamentary and diplomatic tasks.

As Head of State, Queen Elizabeth now only has to carry out appropriate or necessary duties. Prince Charles, his wife Camilla, Prince William and Kate Middleton will instead perform a number of Queen’s duties.

She recently alarmed her fans again after discovering a major bruise on her right hand during an audience with Scottish Prime Minister Nicola Sturgeon on June 29 in Edinburgh. When photos of it surfaced, they not only revealed a worrying detail about her fragile body, but also her overall health, prompting a health scare.

While she was not carrying a cane at the time, suggesting her mobility was already fine after struggling previously, the bruise nonetheless set off an alarm. One fan asked if it was a bruise as it appeared she had banged her hand on a door or fallen.

Others claimed Queen Elizabeth might have fallen on it or injured her hand. However, doctors said the bruise could be from something else.

General practitioner Giuseppe Aragona told the Express (via new ideas) that it could be a lack of blood flow, weak skin, exposed veins, or blood leaking into the tissues under the skin. It could be cyanosis, which occurs when there isn’t enough oxygen in the blood… it could be related to her recent injury, the medic explained.

Since the end of 2021, Queen Elizabeth has been struggling with several health problems. She was hospitalized overnight in October, suffered a sprained back and even battled COVID-19 earlier this year.