How the Queen is looking after royal staff during coronavirus – exclusive - EpicNews

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The coronavirus is affecting everybody in the world proper now, together with the royal family, who like the remainder of us, are taking additional precautionary measures to look after their well being. And it is not simply the royals who can be needing to take additional care of themselves, however their staff too. Former royal physician Anna Hemming has given an perception into the caring nature behind-the-scenes in the direction of the palace staff, revealing that measures can be in place to guard them. Anna labored at Buckingham Palace for seven years during her time working as a GP for the royal family, and informed HELLO!: “I think the royal family will be acting within the guidelines that everyone else in the UK and around the world is working on.”

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The Queen can be ensuring her staff are properly regarded after

She continued: “They live within a very large establishment and Buckingham Palace is almost run like a big hotel and there are lots of people living within close proximity to each other, for example the housemaids’ floor, they live very close together so I am sure that they will be making sure that everyone is fit and healthy. Nobody is going to be mixing if they are not well, I am sure that they have an isolation unit set up for the staff, they will be looking after them really well.”

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On the secrets and techniques to the Queen and Philip’s good well being, Anna added: “Essentially, they live a fit and healthy lifestyle, they have adequate breaks in their work, they have some lovely places they can go and stay. They stay fit and hydrated, they eat really good food.” On Tuesday, it was introduced that the Queen can be beginning her Easter break sooner than typical on account of the coronavirus pandemic. In a press release, Buckingham Palace stated: “Her Majesty will move to Windsor Castle for the Easter period on Thursday 19th March, one week earlier than planned. It is likely the Queen will stay there beyond the Easter period.”

READ: The Queen leaves London with dogs to start Easter break early

The Queen and the remainder of the royal household have additionally been adapting their diaries and the manner they work in mild of the present pandemic. Her Majesty often has a weekly viewers with UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson in individual, however on Wednesday, the pair had their assembly by way of phone as an alternative. And whereas the 93-year-old held a non-public viewers at Buckingham Palace on Wednesday, the place she met Commodore Steven Moorhouse (outgoing Commanding Officer, HMS QUEEN ELIZABETH) and Captain Angus Essenhigh (incoming Commanding Officer), there have been no handshakes – solely bows from the officers during the assembly.

Anna Hemming is a skilled GP and is now at present working at the Cranley Clinic

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