The Duke of Rothesay visited “delighted” healthcare heroes at Caithness General Hospital in Wick this afternoon.
Workers beamed as the kilt-clad royal, who himself was diagnosed with coronavirus, offered them his gratitude – albeit from a safe distance.
NHS Highland chairman Professor Boyd Robertson said: “We were delighted to welcome His Royal Highness The Duke of Rothesay to Caithness General Hospital.
“His Royal Highness spent time chatting with our staff to thank them for their efforts over the last few months and heard their experiences of working across a variety of health and social care roles during the Covid-19 pandemic.
“All of the staff that met him were delighted and it has given the entire team a morale boost after such a demanding and challenging period. I would like to thank His Royal Highness most sincerely for his visit to Caithness General Hospital.”
The visit was made by the Duke to thank staff for their dedication and hard work throughout the Covid-19 pandemic.
Last month, the Sunday Post reported that Prince Charles would be taking his traditional annual holiday at the Castle Of Mey.
The prince has been visiting his grandmother’s Caithness home every year since she died in 2002.