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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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Ashya case pits parents against doctors and police

The case of Ashya King has pitted his parents against his British doctors - and for that matter the police here too. The authorities' responsibility towards the boy appears to have trumped those of his parents.

ITV News health editor Catherine Jones has been looking at who should be deciding Ashya's best interests:

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