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Professor May Ng

Sze May Ng

Paediatrics

 

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  • Paediatric diabetes & endocrinology

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Professor May Ng is an Honorary Associate Professor at University of Liverpool and a dual accredited Consultant Paediatrician and Consultant Paediatric Endocrinologist based in Southport and Ormskirk NHS Trust. She is also the Associate Medical Director at the Trust. She leads the Paediatric Endocrine and Diabetes service at the Trust. She is Chair of the UK Association of Children's Diabetes Clinicians, Chair of the UK NIHR/Diabetes Research Steering Group for Children and was the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Heath College Specialty Advisory Committee Training Advisor for Endocrinology and Diabetes from 2014-2020. She is currently the Royal College Research Officer. She attained the Royal College of Physicians ‘Doctor as Educators’ Accreditation Certificate and is an elected Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

She completed her undergraduate degree in Medicine under a full scholarship in Sydney, Australia and undertook her paediatric training in Australia, Manchester and Mersey deaneries. She obtained the national grid for paediatric endocrinology and diabetes and completed her sub-specialty training in Mersey. She was the recipient of the prestigious Medical Research Council UK Fellowship in 2006 and went for further training to complete a Masters degree and a Doctoral degree in the area of neonatal endocrinology. She also has a Master of Laws degree and is very active in medico-legal work, research and education of junior doctors. She also has an MBA in Finance and Healthcare.

Prof May Ng is an opinion leader a multi-award winning paediatrician. She led a successful multi-centred randomised controlled clinical trial involving thyroid supplementation in infants. She is the Editor-in-Chief of Diabetes Care in Children and Young People and previous Editor-in-Chief of Edorium Journal of Endocrinology, Associate Editor of Journal of Paediatric Diseases and serves on the Editorial Board for Journal of Pediatric Sciences, International Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health and WebMed Plus, the Advisory Board for WebMed Central, the Reviewer Board for the Journal of Pediatric Biochemistry, Pediatric Oncall and the American Journal of Clinical Medicine Research. She is also a regular invited referee for many high impact journals. Dr Ng has produced a book chapter and over 150+ publications (80 first author/senior author papers) including 3 Cochrane reviews and has given over 200+ presentations at international, national scientific conferences and regional meetings.

PROFESSIONAL ROLES AND MEMBERSHIPS
Fellow of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (FRCPCH)
Fellow of the Higher Education Academy FHEA)
Member of the External Reference Group for National Institute of Clinical Excellence (NICE)
Member of the National Steering Group for Children and Young People’s Diabetes
Guideline Officer of the British Society of Paediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes (BSPED)
Committee Member of the European Society of Paediatric Endocrinology (ESPE) and Online Learning Committee
Committee Member of the E-learning for International Society of Pediatric Diabetes (ISPAD)
Chair of the UK Association of Children’s Diabetes Clinicians (ACDC)
Chair of the UK NIHR/Diabetes Research Steering Group for Children
Assessor for the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health ST7/START exams
Committee member of the RCPCH Paediatricians in Medical Management
RCPCH CSAC Training Advisor for Endocrinology and Diabetes
NICE Diabetes Guideline Committee
Advisory Committee on Clinical Excellence Awards (ACCEA) Regional Subcommittee member

AWARDS
Regional North West Winner Excellence in Healthcare 2020, NHS Parliamentary Awards
University of Liverpool Alumni Award 2019
Diabetes UK Mary MacKinnon Award 2018
Commended Finalist Diabetes Team of the Year Quality in Care (QiC) 2017
Winner of 2015 Diabetes Quality in Care (QiC) award
Highly Commended Diabetes Team of the Year 2015 BMJ awards

Areas of interest

General paediatric concerns, Diabetes; Disorders of puberty; Growth problems; Thyroid disorders; Adrenal disorders; Pituitary disorders;

Medicolegal expert work:
Prof May Ng has over 10 years experience as a medicolegal expert with expertise in general paediatric and paediatric endocrinology and diabetes cases (25% Claimant/ 25% Defendant/ 50% Joint) and have provided medicolegal expert reports for paediatric endocrinology and diabetes, child protection issues, criminal investigations and clinical negligence. She has attended Court as an expert witness and are familiar with care proceedings in court

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