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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's parents 'should be involved in every decision'

The parents of a five-year-old boy battling a brain tumour "should be involved in every on going decision of his care," the leader of Portsmouth City Council told Good Morning Britain.

Donna Jones said Ashya King's parents, who live in Portsmouth, "need to be with their little boy" and tried to distance the council from the European Arrest Warrant which put the couple in jail.

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