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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 family 'over the moon' at treatment offer

The family of Ashya King are "over the moon" at the effort to raise funds for specialist treatment which could save the life of their son, the head of children's charity has said.

Mike Hyman, who runs charity Kids N Cancer, told Good Morning Britain the five-year-old's family were overjoyed at the prospect of receiving financial help with the proton therapy they had desperately been seeking.

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