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NHS to fund Ashya King's treatment in Czech Republic

The NHS is to pay for five-year-old brain tumour patient Ashya King's proton beam therapy treatment in the Czech Republic.

His parents Brett and Naghemeh King sparked an international police hunt after they took their son out of Southampton General Hospital and travelled to Prague for the treatment which was not available for him on the NHS.

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Police appeal for information on Ashya King

Hampshire police have provided an updated phone number for people outside the UK to call to provide information on the whereabouts of Ashya King:

Anyone with information which may help us locate Ashya King should contact Hampshire Constabulary as soon as possible on 101 quoting Operation Aquilion.

From outside the UK, please call us on 0044 1962 841534.

In France, please call the emergency 112 number.

– Hampshire Constabulary

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