Dr Martin McDowell DrVetMed MRCVS
Small Animal Vet locum

Current availability

See calendar on the left (in the menu). This is linked to my live calendar information.

However as my situation can change please contact me for further details.

Locum Services

My name is Martin McDowell DrVetMed MRCVS and I am an experienced small animal veterinary surgeon offering vet locum services in England and Wales.

Experience

I have 10 years of experience in practising small animal veterinary medicine both in the UK and abroad. I worked for 5 years in a small animal practice in Wales until 2012, after which I started locuming across the UK.

 

If you would require my locum services and would like more information, please get in touch with me through this contact form. My CV and references are available on request.

About me

My name is Martin McDowell DrVetMed MRCVS and I am a fully qualified veterinary surgeon in the UK. I have also been involved with the WVS in January 2015 with veterinary voluntary work at the Carriacou Animal Hospital. Read more on my personal blog here

Details

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  • RCVS registration no. 6441157
  • I am surgically and medically competent.
  • I can do the odd on call but am unable to do night work, where a lot of cases are to be seen during the night and/or presence at the practice premises is required.
  • I hold the OCQ(V) – CA (Companion Animals) official veterinarian qualification, valid until 31st March 2019 (SP-194217)
  • I have no specific location preference but would concentrate on areas of England (up to about Manchester and Leeds) and the whole of Wales.
  • I have a full and valid UK driving licence.
  • I have my own professional indemnity insurance for 100% domestic pets (risk group D) through VDS (indemnity limit £250,000). More info available on request. 
  • I have incorporated a limited company for trading: Pet Doc Martin Ltd. (more information on the company HERE)
  • I have my own car but I am only insured for commuting to and from the workplace. Additional charges may apply.
  • Locuming since January 2012
My own kit

To make things easier I have some own kit:

  • Littmann Classic II Paediatric Stethoscope (not the one on the photo)
  • Littauer 11cm stitch removal scissors
  • 5″ dressing removal scissors
  • stitch-cutting scissors
  • own smart short-sleeve consulting shirts (with an assortment of bow-ties)
  • surgical scrub tops (non-sterile)
  • iM3 winged dental luxator/elevator set (1-6mm) – charges apply for use of this equipment
Personal details

Some more personal stuff:

  • Age: 43
  • Nationality: UK/British
  • Based in: Pembrokeshire, SW Wales, UK

About Pet Doc Martin Ltd.

About the Company

  • Incorporated in January 2012, registered in England and Wales, no. 897095
  • VAT no. GB127 9940 79
  • Registered Address: The Apex, 2 Sheriffs Orchard, Coventry, CV1 3PP (NOT to be used for correspondence!)
  • Accountant: Evens & Co. LTD, Milford Haven, Pembrokeshire
  • Accountancy and invoicing system: SageOne (cloud-based system)

About the Website (ie. get your geek on)

  • Application: WordPress running on a LAMP stack
  • WordPress theme: Coalition by Kriesi
  • Infrastructure: Amazon AWS, running a T2 micro Amazon Linux AMI on their EU-WEST data-centre based in Ireland. Standard LAMP stack installed on the AMI.
  • Extra level of security and stability provided by CloudFlare systems
  • Website live down-time monitoring

 

Contact

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Availability

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