BMJ 1995; 310 doi: (Published 18 March 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;310:727
  1. John Boyd

    The men from Kos

    The following story comes from the recently published memoirs of Mr John Boyd, Behind a Surgeon's Mask.

    Sir Ian Fraser and I visited BMA House where he was particularly well known, being a past president of that organisation. On our way into this modern looking building Sir Ian was commenting on some of its special features. As we passed through a small courtyard he talked for a short time about a very ordinary looking fish pond which contained some ordinary looking fish. Eventually he spotted something which …

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