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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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PM: Common sense 'in the end won out' in Ashya case

David Cameron has said "common sense in the end won out" after five-year-old Ashya King was finally reunited with his parents.

Speaking on Good Morning Britain, the Prime Minister said: "Having had a disabled child often in hospital, often fed through a tube those pictures absolutely meant so much to me.

"The thought of having your much-loved boy separated from you for all those hours and days I can't think of anything more painful for a parent."

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