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Kate Middleton’s hospital is reportedly under investigation after staff have been accused of accessing her medical records

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Following the original announcement that Catherine, the Princess of Wales would be undergoing a planned abdominal surgery in late-January, the entire globe as been spiralling as they attempt to discover what has happened to her. 

However, the Palace has merely confirmed Kate was “doing well,” and has not elaborated any further. But that hasn’t stopped royal watchers from asking countless questions. 

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Kate is currently recovering.

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In mid-March Kate Middleton was photographed for just the third time since returning home, and was spotted at a farm store in Windsor. According to onlookers, the Princess of Wales appeared “happy, relaxed and healthy” while walking beside her husband Prince William.

Now an investigation has been launched at the London Clinic where Kate underwent surgery, after it was claimed that at least one member of staff had tried to access the Princess of Wales’ private medical records despite her wish that her “personal medical information remains private.

Rumours of Kate’s health spiralled weeks after Kate returned home to Windsor in late January, just 13 days after a planned surgery. 

“The Princess of Wales has returned home to Windsor to continue her recovery from surgery. She is making good progress,” the statement read.

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The official statement regarding Kate’s release.

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“The Prince and Princess wish to say a huge thank you to the entire team at The London Clinic, especially the dedicated nursing staff, for the care they have provided.

“The Wales family continues to be grateful for the well wishes they have received from around the world,” it concluded.

The news of Kate’s surgery was first announced on January 18 with Kensington Palace revealing she was admitted to The London Clinic the day prior for a “planned abdominal surgery.”

“The surgery was successful and it is expected that she will remain in hospital for ten to fourteen days, before returning home to continue her recovery. Based on the current medical advice, she is unlikely to return to public duties until after Easter,” the initial statement read.

As a result of the surgery, the Princess postponed all her upcoming engagements and “wishes to apologise” to those concerned. At the time, Prince William postponed many engagements to support their children George, Charlotte and Louis. 

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Kensington Palace’s official statement.

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“William is incredibly supportive as a husband. It’s pretty unusual for the Prince of Wales to cancel engagements because his wife isn’t well – that certainly wouldn’t have happened in the past – but he’s a modern man whose family is more important to him than anything else,” The Editor in Chief of Majesty said

Kate’s first official royal engagement following her surgery has been announced, with the Princess of Wales set to review Trooping the Colour on 8 June. Trooping the Colour is one of the largest occasions of the calendar year for the royals as the event marks the monarch’s official birthday.

However, the British Ministry of Defence (MoD), who originally published the news, has since removed the information from the website and it’s reported that the MoD did not seek approval from Kensington Palace before publishing. 



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