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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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Spanish health official: Ashya parents 'happy' with care

A Spanish health official has said that Ashya King's parents are "happy" with the care he is receiving.

The parents have told the hospital that the child is being well looked after, they are happy with the treatment he is receiving at the Materno-Infantil hospital, and initially they have said the child is going to be here for a few days. The child is being treated well, looked after well and that's what we guarantee at the Materno-Infantil hospital.

– Daniel Perez, a health delegate for the regional government of Andalusia,

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