The Duke of Edinburgh has just arrived at the Luton and Dunstable Hospital where he will officially open a new Cardiac Centre.
His Royal Highness will spend the afternoon touring the facilities, and speaking to staff and patients.
Ahead of his arrival staff and members of the public gathered outside, waving flags and straining to catch a glimpse of Prince Philip.
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