The Queen leaves hospital
Published 14 January 2003
THE FOLLOWING STATEMENT IS ISSUED BY THE PRESS SECRETARY TO THE QUEEN
The Queen has left hospital this morning following an overnight stay for a minor knee operation. The operation, which took place at King Edward VII Hospital in London, removed a torn cartilage in her right knee.
Her Majesty has returned to Sandringham for rest over the next two weeks. The Queen will then resume a limited programme of engagements until she has made a full recovery.
Update on The Queen's progress following her knee operation
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