Dr May Ng, MBBS (Hons) FRCPCH FHEA MSc LLM PhD MBA - Southport and Ormskirk NHS Trust, University of Liverpool - Associate Professor and Consultant Paediatric Endocrinologist

Dr May Ng

MBBS (Hons) FRCPCH FHEA MSc LLM PhD MBA

Southport and Ormskirk NHS Trust, University of Liverpool

Associate Professor and Consultant Paediatric Endocrinologist

Ormskirk, Lancashire | United Kingdom

Main Specialties: Pediatrics

Additional Specialties: Paediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes

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Dr May Ng, MBBS (Hons) FRCPCH FHEA MSc LLM PhD MBA - Southport and Ormskirk NHS Trust, University of Liverpool - Associate Professor and Consultant Paediatric Endocrinologist

Dr May Ng

MBBS (Hons) FRCPCH FHEA MSc LLM PhD MBA

Introduction

May Ng is an Honorary Associate Professor at University of Liverpool and holds a dual accreditation specialist qualification in General Paediatrics and Paediatric Endocrinology & Diabetes. She is based in Southport and Ormskirk NHS Trust and is the Associate Medical Director. She completed her undergraduate degree under full scholarship in Sydney, Australia and undertook her paediatric training in Australia and in the United Kingdom. She was the recipient of the UK Medical Research Council Fellowship in 2006 and completed further training to obtain a Masters and PhD degree in paediatric endocrinology and diabetes. Dr Ng also holds a Master of Laws degree and is active in medicolegal work. She also has an MBA in Healthcare Finance.

Dr Ng has held over £300,000 in research grants and is an active researcher in paediatric endocrinology and diabetes. She has produced a book chapter and over 140+ publications (73 peer reviewed research papers, 68 as first/senior author) including 3 Cochrane reviews and has presented at more than 100+ scientific meetings. She is Editor-in-Chief for Diabetes Care for Children and Young People Journal, Associate Editor of Journal of Paediatric Diseases and Diabetes and Obesity International Journal. She serves on the Editorial Board for International Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, Journal of Pediatric Sciences, International Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health and Practical Diabetes, and is a reviewer for many high impact journals.

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND ROLES
Chair of the UK Association of Children’s Diabetes Clinicians (ACDC)
Fellow of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (FRCPCH)
Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)
Past Chair of the Regional North West Paediatric Diabetes Network (2012-2017)
Member of European Society of Paediatric Endocrinology (ESPE) and Online Learning Committee member
Member of the National Institute of Clinical Excellence (NICE) Adoption Impact Programme Reference Panel
Member of the National Steering Group for Children and Young People’s Diabetes Peer Review
Clinical Guidelines Officer of the British Society of Paediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes (BSPED)
Assessor for the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health ST7/START
Committee Member European Society of Paediatric Endocrinology Online Learning Committee
RCPCH CSAC Training Advisor for Endocrinology and Diabetes, Royal College of Paediatrics
International Society of Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes (ISPAD) E-learning editorial board member
Advisory Committee on Clinical Excellence Awards (ACCEA) Subcommittee member
NICE Guideline Development Group for Diabetes in Children and Young People 2019

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
CCST, Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training: (1) General Paediatrics and (2) Paediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes, General Medical Council UK
FRCPCH, Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, UK
DCH, Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, UK
FHEA, Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, UK
MBBS (Honours) University of Sydney, Australia
Master of Medical Science (Child Health, Diabetes and Endocrinology) University of Liverpool
PhD (Child Health) University of Liverpool
Master in Laws, University of Liverpool
Higher Diploma, Healthcare Business and Finance Academy UK

AWARDS, GRANTS AND PRIZES
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
Pride Awards 2015 Team of the Year Southport & Ormskirk NHS Hospitals Trust
Highly Commended Diabetes Team of the Year 2015 BMJ awards
Finalist HSJ Clinical Leader of the Year 2015
Finalist in the 2016 UK Asian Woman of Achievement Award
Newborn Appeal Grant 2011 and 2007
Best Research Abstract Award 2010 BSPED UK
MRC Fellowship 2006 Medical Research Council, UK
University Prize for Paediatrics, University of Sydney, Australia

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Primary Affiliation: Southport and Ormskirk NHS Trust, University of Liverpool - Ormskirk, Lancashire , United Kingdom

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Education

Feb 2020
BPP University UK
MBA
Healthcare Finance (Merit)
Aug 2012 - Dec 2014
University of Liverpool
Masters in Law
Law
University of Liverpool
MSc
medicine
University of Liverpool
PhD
medicine

Experience

University of Liverpool
Honorary Associate Professor
Department of Women
Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust
Consultant Paediatric Endocrinologist
Paediatrics

Publications

40Publications

673Reads

321Profile Views

103PubMed Central Citations

Increased insulin requirement may contribute to risk of obesity in children and young people with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus.

Diabetes Metab Syndr 2019 Jan - Feb;13(1):492-495. Epub 2018 Nov 3.

Department of Paediatrics, Southport and Ormskirk NHS Trust, Wigan Road, Ormskirk, L39 2AZ, UK; Department of Women's and Children's Health, Institute of Translational Medicine, University of Liverpool, Crown Street, L8 7SS, Liverpool, UK. Electronic address:

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May 2019
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Continuous Glucose Monitoring in Children with Type 1 Diabetes Improves Well-Being, Alleviates Worry and Fear of Hypoglycemia.

Diabetes Technol Ther 2019 03 20;21(3):133-137. Epub 2019 Feb 20.

Paediatric Diabetes, Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust, Ormskirk, United Kingdom.

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March 2019
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Extreme Premature Small for Gestational Age Infants Have Appropriate Catch-up Growth at Term Equivalence Compared with Extreme Premature Appropriate for Gestational Age Infants

J Clin Res Pediatr Endocrinol 2019 02 29;11(1):104-108. Epub 2018 Aug 29.

University of Liverpool, Institute of Translational Medicine, Department of Women’s and Children’s Health, Liverpool, UK

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February 2019
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A systematic review and meta-analysis of Synacthen tests for assessing hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal insufficiency in children.

Arch Dis Child 2016 Sep 7;101(9):847-53. Epub 2016 Mar 7.

Department of Biostatistics, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK.

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September 2016
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Drug therapies for reducing gastric acidity in people with cystic fibrosis.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2016 Aug 22(8):CD003424. Epub 2016 Aug 22.

Department of Paediatrics, Southport & Ormskirk NHS Trust, Ormskirk District General Hospital, Wigan Road, Ormskirk, Lancashire, UK, L39 2AZ.

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August 2016
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Management of children with type 1 diabetes during illness: a national survey.

Postgrad Med J 2016 Aug 22;92(1090):447-9. Epub 2016 Feb 22.

Department of Paediatrics, Southport and Ormskirk NHS Trust, Ormskirk, UK.

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August 2016
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Do maternal factors influence neonatal thyroid status in the extreme premature infant?

J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 2015 13;28(15):1846-9. Epub 2014 Oct 13.

a Department of Women's and Children's Health , Institute of Translational Medicine, University of Liverpool , Liverpool , UK and.

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June 2016
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Improving patient outcomes with technology and social media in paediatric diabetes.

Authors:
Sze May Ng

BMJ Qual Improv Rep 2015 9;4(1). Epub 2015 Sep 9.

Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust.

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January 2016
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Intensive diabetes management and goal setting are key aspects of improving metabolic control in children and young people with type 1 diabetes mellitus.

World J Diabetes 2014 Dec;5(6):877-81

Astha Soni, Sze May Ng, Department of Paediatrics, Southport and Ormskirk NHS Trust, L39 2AZ Ormskirk, United Kingdom.

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December 2014
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Improving paediatric diabetes care with the use of an integrated paediatric electronic diabetes information management system and routine uploading of blood glucose meters and insulin pumps in outpatient clinics.

Arch Dis Child 2014 Nov 14;99(11):1059. Epub 2014 Aug 14.

Department of Paediatrics, Southport and Ormskirk NHS Trust, Ormskirk, UK.

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November 2014
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Effect of thyroxine on brain microstructure in extremely premature babies: magnetic resonance imaging findings in the TIPIT study.

Pediatr Radiol 2014 Aug 27;44(8):987-96. Epub 2014 Mar 27.

Department of Women's and Children's Health, Institute of Translational Medicine, University of Liverpool, Crown Street, L8 7SS, Liverpool, UK,

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August 2014
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Drug therapies for reducing gastric acidity in people with cystic fibrosis.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2014 Jul 13(7):CD003424. Epub 2014 Jul 13.

Department of Paediatrics, Southport & Ormskirk NHS Trust, Ormskirk District General Hospital, Wigan Road, Ormskirk, Lancashire, UK, L39 2AZ.

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July 2014
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Paediatric community home nursing: a model of acute care.

Br J Nurs 2014 Feb 27-Mar 12;23(4):209-12

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May 2014
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Review of insulin treatment in stress-related hyperglycaemia in children without preexisting diabetes.

Acta Paediatr 2014 Jan 13;103(1):6-9. Epub 2013 Nov 13.

Department of Paediatrics, Southport and Ormskirk NHS Trust, Ormskirk, UK.

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January 2014
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An explanatory randomised placebo controlled trial of levothyroxine supplementation for babies born <28 weeks' gestation: results of the TIPIT trial.

Trials 2013 Jul 11;14:211. Epub 2013 Jul 11.

Department of Women's and Children's Health, Institute of Translational Medicine, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK.

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July 2013
28 Reads
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A novel method of collection of saliva for estimation of steroid levels in extremely premature infants.

Acta Paediatr 2013 Apr 21;102(4):356-9. Epub 2013 Jan 21.

Department of Women's and Children's Health, Institute of Translational Medicine, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK.

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April 2013
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Recurrent primary paediatric herpetic whitlow of the big toe.

BMJ Case Rep 2013 Feb 21;2013. Epub 2013 Feb 21.

Department of Paediatrics, Southport and Ormskirk NHS, Ormskirk, UK.

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February 2013
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Drug therapies for reducing gastric acidity in people with cystic fibrosis.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2012 Apr 18(4):CD003424. Epub 2012 Apr 18.

Department of Paediatrics, Southport & Ormskirk NHS Trust, Ormskirk District General Hospital, Ormskirk, UK.

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April 2012
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Multivariate analyses of factors that affect neonatal screening thyroid stimulating hormone.

J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 2011 ;24(9-10):727-32

Department of Women's and Children's Health, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK.

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January 2012
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Growth monitoring still has a place in selected populations of children.

BMJ Case Rep 2011 Mar 25;2011. Epub 2011 Mar 25.

Department of Paediatric Endocrinology, Alder Hey Children's Hospital, West Derby, Liverpool, UK.

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The impact of networks on clinical trials in the United Kingdom.

Trials 2009 Nov 4;10:100. Epub 2009 Nov 4.

School of Reproductive and Developmental Medicine, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK.

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High versus low dose of initial thyroid hormone replacement for congenital hypothyroidism.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2009 Jan 21(1):CD006972. Epub 2009 Jan 21.

School of Reproductive and Developmental Medicine, University of Liverpool, 1st Floor, Liverpool Women's Hospital, Crown Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, UK, L8 7SS.

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TIPIT: A randomised controlled trial of thyroxine in preterm infants under 28 weeks' gestation.

Trials 2008 Mar 26;9:17. Epub 2008 Mar 26.

School of Reproductive and Developmental Medicine, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK.

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March 2008
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Biochemical severity of thyroid ectopia in congenital hypothyroidism demonstrates sexual dimorphism.

Eur J Endocrinol 2007 Jan;156(1):49-53

Department of Endocrinology, Royal Liverpool Children's Hospital Alder Hey, Eaton Road, Liverpool L12 2AP, UK.

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January 2007
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Delay in screening premature infants for congenital hypothyroidism.

Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 2006 Nov;91(6):F465-6

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November 2006
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The gonadotrophins response to GnRH test is not a predictor of neurological lesion in girls with central precocious puberty.

J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 2005 Sep;18(9):849-52

Department of Paediatric Endocrinology, Alder Hey Children's Hospital, Liverpool, UK.

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September 2005
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Continuous insulin infusion in hyperglycaemic extremely-low- birth-weight neonates.

Biol Neonate 2005 4;87(4):269-72. Epub 2005 Feb 4.

Neonatal Medical Unit, St Mary's Hospital, Manchester, UK.

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August 2005
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Multivariate analysis on factors affecting suppression of thyroid-stimulating hormone in treated congenital hypothyroidism.

Horm Res 2004 20;62(5):245-51. Epub 2004 Oct 20.

Endocrinology Department, Royal Liverpool Children's Hospital Alder Hey, Liverpool, UK.

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March 2005
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Children with congenital hypothyroidism are at risk of adult obesity due to early adiposity rebound.

Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 2004 Oct;61(4):441-6

Department of Endocrinology, Royal Liverpool Alder Hey Children's Hospital, UK.

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October 2004
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Head circumference and linear growth during the first 3 years in treated congenital hypothyroidism in relation to aetiology and initial biochemical severity.

Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 2004 Jul;61(1):155-9

Endocrinology Department, Royal Liverpool Children's Hospital Alder Hey, Liverpool, UK.

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July 2004
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Cranial MRI scans are indicated in all girls with central precocious puberty.

Arch Dis Child 2003 May;88(5):414-8; discussion 414-8

Endocrinology Department, Royal Liverpool Chidren's Hospital, Liverpool, UK.

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May 2003
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The differing outcomes of hyperthyrotropinaemia.

J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 2003 Mar;16(3):375-8

Royal Liverpool Children's NHS Trust, UK.

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March 2003
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Clinical predictors of abnormal computed tomography scans in paediatric head injury.

J Paediatr Child Health 2002 Aug;38(4):388-92

Department of Paediatrics, Royal Hobart Hospital, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia.

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August 2002
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Age, sex, haemoglobin level, and white cell count at diagnosis are important prognostic factors in children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia treated with BFM-type protocol.

J Trop Pediatr 2000 12;46(6):338-43

Department of Paediatrics, University Hospital, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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December 2000
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Clinical features and treatment outcome of children with myeloid antigen coexpression in B-lineage acute lymphoblastic leukemia: a study of 151 Malaysian children.

J Trop Pediatr 2000 04;46(2):73-8

Department of Paediatrics, University Hospital, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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April 2000
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Presenting features and treatment outcome of 78 Malaysian children with neuroblastoma.

Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 1999 Mar;30(1):149-53

Department of Pediatrics, University Hospital, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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March 1999
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