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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'Progress made' to get Ashya to Czech hospital

The release of Ashya King's parents means the family's plans to get the five-year-old to the Czech Republic for proton beam therapy is back on track, his brother Naveed told ITV News.

"Progress is being made to get Ashya to the Czech Republic to get everything sorted out as soon as possible," he told ITV News in an internet video conversation.

An internet connection problem means part of this video may be difficult to understand.

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