Sniffer dog sent into hospitals to find drugs

The Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust has enlisted a sniffer dog to go round its hospitals to prevent patients, staff and visitors bringing drugs on to the wards.

'Coco' the cocker spaniel will search the buildings and grounds of the trust.

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Sniffer dog in hospitals

A foundation trust is using a sniffer dog to help root out drugs in its hospitals.