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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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Brett King: If I see Ashya, they will arrest me

The parents of Ashya King have arrived at a Spanish hospital for a reunion with their sick son.

But the five-year-old brain tumour patient's father Brett claimed he would be stopped from seeing him for the first time since he and wife Naghmeh were arrested on Saturday.

Arriving at Materno-Infantil hospital in Malaga, Mr King said:

We have come to see him but they won't let me see him.

Portsmouth Council have made him a ward of court, so we don't have custody over him.

If I see him, then they will arrest me.

– Brett King

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