George Bush Sr in hospital

The former US president George Bush Sr has been released from intensive care after being admitted to a hospital in Houston, Texas with bronchitis last month.

View all 10 updates ›

George Bush Sr out of intensive care

Former President George Bush Sr's condition has improved enough for him to be moved out of the intensive care unit and into a regular patient room at the Houston hospital where he has been receiving treatment, a spokesman has confirmed.

Bush, 88, entered the Methodist Hospital on 23rd November with bronchitis. He was sent to intensive care last Sunday after setbacks including a persistent fever.

"The Bushes thank everyone for their prayers and good wishes," said a statement from the former president's spokesman.

More top news