Queen ditches walking aide in latest appearance, smashing health concerns

Queen Elizabeth chose to skip using a walking stick or aide for her latest royal

engagement on Tuesday, July 12, putting to rest increasing worries about her health, reported Express UK.

The 96-year-old monarch, who has missed several major royal engagements

owing to her health and mobility struggles, showed up for the ceremony at

Windsor Castle with son Prince Charles.

She awarded the George Cross medals to health leaders from the UK, including

the chief executives from NHS England, Scotland, and Wales, as well as Peter May,

the permanent secretary at the Department of Health and chief executive of Health and Social Care Northern Ireland.

Queen Elizabeth chose a gorgeous floral dress for the occasion and appeared to ditch a walking stick