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 transfer to Prague 'could be agreed tomorrow'

Ashya King's brother Naveed has posted online that the High Court has been in touch and could agree a transfer to Prague for the five-year-old, where the family hope he can be treated at a hospital specialising in Proton therapy.

Things are moving so fast! High Court has been in contact with our lawyer and could agree transfer to Prague tomorrow! Lets hope they do! We have a family member staying with Ashya all night, Ashya was so happy when he saw my parents and tears were broken, many tears!

– Naveed King on Facebook

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