Camilla has been performing Queen Consort duties ‘with a broken toe’

King Charles and Queen Consort Camilla pictured this week

Camilla has reportedly been in pain throughout royal duties this week (Picture: PA/Reuters)

Camilla has reportedly been carrying out her duties as the new Queen consort despite having a broken toe.

She suffered the injury prior to the Queen’s death and has been in ‘quite a lot of pain’, according to The Daily Telegraph.

A source told the newspaper she has just been ‘getting on’ with the job of supporting the King during an emotionally and physically gruelling week.

‘It is unfortunate timing to say the least but she’s been an absolute trouper,’ the source reportedly said.

A spokesman for the King said: ‘We won’t comment on medical conditions.’

Camilla’s duties this week have involved being on her feet for long periods.

On Friday, she walked with her husband outside Buckingham Palace to meet crowds before he recorded his first address to the nation.

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The next day of their busy schedule saw them standing at the Accession Council in London where Charles was declared king, which lasted an hour.

There was then a service and vigil at St Giles’ Cathedral in Edinburgh.

On Tuesday, they again met crowds in Northern Ireland and then returned to London as the Queen’s coffin arrived back at Buckingham Palace.

The next day, Camilla was driven in a cortege along with Kate, Meghan and Sophie for a lying-in-state service at Westminster Hall after a procession carrying the Queen’s casket through London.

Throughout the events, Camilla has not been seen to wear any special shoe or crutches, which are recommended by some podiatrists to deal with a broken toe.

For Wednesday’s lying-in-state, she wore black patent leather court shoes with a wide, medium heel.

According to the NHS, signs of a broken toe are that it is ‘red or bruised, painful and swollen, and difficult to walk on’.

King Charles III and Camilla, Queen Consort enter Westminster Hall where the Queen will lie-in-state until Monday

King Charles III and Camilla, Queen Consort enter Westminster Hall on September 4, where the Queen will lie-in-state until Monday (Picture: Getty)

Charles and Camilla view tributes left outside Buckingham Palace on September 9

Charles and Camilla view tributes left outside Buckingham Palace on September 9 (Picture: Getty)

King Charles and Camilla Queen Consort react as the procession carrying the coffin of Queen Elizabeth arrives at the Palace of Westminster on September 14

The royal couple react as the procession carrying the coffin of Queen Elizabeth arrives at the Palace of Westminster (Picture: Getty)

The royal family walk inside the Palace of Westminster for the Lying-in State of Queen Elizabeth II on September 14

The royal family walk inside the Palace of Westminster for the Lying-in State of Queen Elizabeth II on September 14 (Picture: Reuters)

They said broken toes can often be treated at home (except for broken big toes), and people should wear wide, comfortable shoes with a low heel and rest the foot as much as possible.

It comes as the royal couple are due to visit Wales on Friday – the King’s first visit since he ascended to the throne.

The King and Camilla will attend a service of prayer and reflection at Llandaff Cathedral before receiving condolences at the Welsh parliament, the Senedd.

He will later hold a private audience with Welsh First Minister Mark Drakeford and the presiding officer at Cardiff Castle, although a protest against the monarchy is expected outside.

Charles will then attend a reception hosted by the Welsh Government, before returning to Buckingham Palace in the evening to host faith leaders in the Bow Room.

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