The Danish Royal Court announced today that Queen Margrethe will undergo surgery on 22 February 2023 in order to solve her back problems. The press statement in full:
HM The Queen will undergo surgery
For quite some time, Her Majesty has been affected by problems with her back, and the situation has worsened recently. After consultation with Rigshospitalet’s specialists, The Queen has decided to undergo extensive surgery.
The operation is planned for Wednesday, 22 February at Rigshospitalet in Copenhagen, where The Queen will thus also be hospitalized afterwards. Consequently, a longer sequence of physical rehabilitation is expected.
This means that Her Majesty’s official program in the near future will be postponed, canceled or handled by other members of The Royal Family.