Nurses 'get high' on Cannabis cake

Nurses ‘off their faces’ after grandad accidentally gives them cannabis cake

Nurses ‘get high’ after grandad accidentally brings in cannabis-laced cake

A cake given to nurses by a grateful relative of a hospital patient turned out to have been laced with cannabis.

It was presented as a thank-you gift – but nobody recognised the “strange odour” of the Class B drug until a member of staff had eaten a slice.

The man who gave staff the cake – left over from a birthday party for his grandson – did not realise its contents, police said.

Warrington Hospital said the staff member who tucked in was unaffected.

‘Strong words of advice’

Cheshire Police said officers had been made aware that a homemade cake “suspected to contain drugs” had been given to staff at the hospital on 27 May.

Tests later showed the cake – reported to be a red velvet cake – did indeed contain cannabis.

“Following an investigation, officers determined that the member of the public who had brought in the cake was unaware of the content of the cake as it had been left over from their grandson’s birthday party,” said a spokesman for the force.

Police said no action had been taken, but the man’s grandson received “strong words of advice” and the cake was destroyed.

Warrington and Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust said it had interviewed all staff, and patient care had not been put at risk.

Chief nurse Kimberley Salmon-Jamieson said one nurse ate a small piece of cake before leaving at the end of their shift.

“We are now working with staff to exercise caution on receiving edible gifts,” she added.

Cannabis cake gift eaten by unwitting Warrington nurse

A cake given to nurses by a grateful relative of a hospital patient turned out to have been laced with cannabis.

It was presented as a thank-you gift – but nobody recognised the “strange odour” of the Class B drug until a member of staff had eaten a slice.

The man who gave staff the cake – left over from a birthday party for his grandson – did not realise its contents, police said.

Warrington Hospital said the staff member who tucked in was unaffected.

Tests later showed the cake – reported to be a red velvet cake – did indeed contain cannabis.

‘Strong words of advice’πŸ˜‚

“Following an investigation, officers determined that the member of the public who had brought in the cake was unaware of the content of the cake as it had been left over from their grandson’s birthday party,” said a spokesman for the force.

Police said no action had been taken, but the man’s grandson received “strong words of advice” and the cake was destroyed.πŸ˜‚

Police “destroyed” the red velvet sponge after a man who was “unaware of the content” gave it to hospital workers as a present.

Warrington and Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust said it had interviewed all staff, and patient care had not been put at risk.

Chief nurse Kimberley Salmon-Jamieson said one nurse ate a small piece of cake before leaving at the end of their shift.

“We are now working with staff to exercise caution on receiving edible gifts,” she added.

Nurses were reportedly “off their faces” after a “nice old man” handed them a cake laced with cannabis as a thank you present.

Police were called to Warrington Hospital in Cheshire after staff ate the red velvet sponge that was spiked with the class B drug.

A grandfather, who wanted to thank the nurses for their care of a relative, is said to have been unaware of the cake’s additional ingredient.

He had taken it from his grandson’s 18th birthday party before presenting it to nurses.

Hospital bosses are said to have denied anyone consumed the cake, but Cheshire Police have confirmed it was eaten on the premises.

A member of staff, who did not want to be named, told the Manchester Evening News that “three or four” nurses were “off their faces” afterwards.

They added that the staff members were also feeling “relaxed” after their slices of cake.

The hospital worker said: “They were eating the cake and then the next minute the staff were all off their faces.

“It was brought in by a nice old man as a thank you, but it was full of funny stuff and had them all relaxed.

“There was no impact on the patients whatsoever, but they all knew something was wrong, so the police were called in.”

Officers tested the sponge and confirmed it contained cannabis, making it what is often referred to as a “space cake”.