Richard McCallum BVM&S GPCertOphthal PgC SAO MRCVS
Richard graduated with distinction from Edinburgh University's Royal (dick) School of Veterinary Studies in 2006 and spent the first part of his career working in small animal only practices. During this time he developed an interest in Ophthalmology and gained the Improve International Certificate in Ophthalmology in 2010. In 2013 he moved back to Edinburgh to Batchelor, Davidson and Watson where he has been caring for both the first opinion and referral Ophthalmology cases ever since. In 2016 he added to his qualifications, gaining a PgC in Ophthalmology. Richard is one of only three veterinary Ophthalmologists in Scotland currently offering cataract surgery and is very interested in all aspects of intra-ocular surgery. Outside of work Richard spends his time keeping fit and having fun with his young family and scruffy little dog Bramble.
Claire Edgington BVM&S MRCVS
Claire qualified in in 2003 and joined the Batchelor, Davidson and Watson in November 2016. Claire is our Saturday vet based at the Hillhouse practice.
Nichola Hinchy BVSc MRCVS
Nichola joins the Batchelor, Davidson and Watson veterinary team at the end of July 2017.
Sinead Jarvis BVM&S MRCVS
Sinead graduated from the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies in 1996 and has worked in or close to Edinburgh in small animal practice ever since. Sinead joined the practice in 2005 and lives in Edinburgh with her family, working mainly at our branch practice on Newhaven road. Thanks to Sinead’s hard work and dedication the branch practice has been awarded Cat Friendly Status by the International Society of Feline Medicine.
Kate Sands BVMedSci(Hons) BVM BVS GPCertOphthal MRCVS
Kate was one of the first years to graduate from the University of Nottingham in 2012. After graduating, she worked for three years in general small animal practice at a busy hospital in Cheshire. Having developed an interest in ophthalmology, Kate completed her General Practitioner Certificate in Ophthalmology in 2015. Kate moved up to Edinburgh and joined the team at BDW in 2015, completing her Post-graduate Certificate in Small Animal Ophthalmology the following year. In her free time, Kate likes spending time outdoors, exploring Scotland's beauty spots with her camera. She also enjoys music and an evening out socialising; especially if there's a quiz or the rugby's on!
Malcolm Davidson BVM&S CertVOphth MRCVS
BVA Eye Testing
Malcolm graduated from the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, Edinburgh University, in 1979. He is a member of the BVA/KC/ISDS Eye Panel and carries out eye tests here at the practice.