Sniffer dog in hospitals

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

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Full Report: Sniffer dog to do the rounds in hospitals

A sniffer dog is being sent into the region's hospitals to help prevent patients, staff and visitors from bringing illegal drugs inside.

The NHS Trust that runs six of the North East's psychiatric hospitals says it does not have a big problem with drugs but they are getting inside wards.

The Trust believes Coco the dog will act as a deterrent.

You can watch the full report from Dan Ashby below.

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