Michael Ievers CoxBMJ 2014; 348 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g3800 (Published 17 June 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;348:g3800
- Nick Cox, Jim Cox
Despite being brought up in London, Michael Ievers Cox was a countryman at heart. As a student at St Thomas’ during the second world war, he kept a ferret in his locker. Food was rationed, so he and a friend sailed a small open dinghy from the hospital to the Thames estuary to shoot duck for the pot. They also poached fallow deer in Kent, returning to London on a motorbike with the deer sitting upright between them.
As a student he volunteered to serve in the …