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

Dr May Ng

MBBS (Hons) FRCPCH FHEA MSc LLM PhD

Southport and Ormskirk NHS Trust, University of Liverpool

Consultant Paediatric Endocrinologist, Honorary Senior Lecturer

Ormskirk, Lancashire | United Kingdom

Main Specialties: Pediatrics

Additional Specialties: Paediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes

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

Dr May Ng

MBBS (Hons) FRCPCH FHEA MSc LLM PhD

Introduction

Dr May Ng 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 was previously Clinical Director for Paediatrics from 2012-2016. She has an Honorary Senior Lecturer position at the Institute of Translational Medicine, University of Liverpool. She completed her undergraduate degree under full scholarship in Sydney, Australia and undertook her paediatric training in Australia and in the United Kingdom (UK). 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.

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 100+ publications (50 peer reviewed research papers, 45 as first/senior author) including two Cochrane reviews and has presented at more than 100+ scientific meetings. She is the Editor-in-Chief of Edorium Journal of Endocrinology, Associate Editor of Journal of Paediatric Diseases and 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 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.

Dr Ng has been an invited speaker and keynote speaker at many national/international meetings of learned societies including Diabetes UK, Diabetes Professional Conference, National Network Forums, RCPCH, BSPED and ESPE. She is actively involved in the development of national paediatric training and policies in endocrine and diabetes and is a clinical leader of multiple national award winning initiatives such UK 2015 Diabetes Quality in Care (QiC) winner, highly commended runner up for Diabetes Team of the Year in the National BMJ Awards 2015, finalist in the HSJ Clinical leader of the Year 2015 and finalist in the Asian Women of Achievement Award UK in 2016. She also serves as Diabetes Officer for British Society of Paediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes, member of the External Reference Group for National Institute of Clinical Excellence and National Steering Group for Children and Young People’s Diabetes Peer Review. She is actively involved in development of national paediatric training and policies in endocrine and diabetes.

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND ROLES

Fellow of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (FRCPCH)
Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)
Chair of the Regional North West Paediatric Diabetes Network
Member of the European Society of Paediatric Endocrinology (ESPE)
Committee member of ESPE Online Learning
Member of the National Institute of Clinical Excellence (NICE) Adoption and Impact Programme Reference Panel
Member of the National Steering Group for Children and Young People’s Diabetes Peer Review
Diabetes 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 of the RCPCH Paediatricians in Medical Management
RCPCH CSAC Training Advisor for Endocrinology and Diabetes
RCPCH Training Advisor for less than full time training in Mersey Deanery

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


AWARDS, GRANTS AND PRIZES

Diabetes UK Mary McKinnon Award 2018
Commended Finalist Diabetes Team of the Year Quality in Care (QiC) Awards 2017
Clinical Excellence Award 2012, 2014, 2016
Winner of 2015 Diabetes Quality in Care (QiC) Award
Pride Awards 2015 Team of the Year Southport & Ormskirk NHS Trust
Highly commended runner up for Diabetes Team of the Year in the National BMJ Awards 2015
Best Diabetes Service performer North West National Paediatric Diabetes Peer Review Assessment DQUiNs 2014
Finalist in the National HSJ Clinical Leader of the Year Award 2015
Finalist in the UK Asian Woman of Achievement Award 2016
Newborn Appeal Grant (£40,000) 2011
Best Research Abstract Award 2010 British Society of Paediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes UK
Newborn Appeal Grant (£30,000) 2007
MRC Fellowship (£200,000) 2006 Medical Research Council, UK
University Prize for Paediatrics, University of Sydney, Australia
Honours degree (MBBS), University of Sydney, Australia

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

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Metrics

Number of Publications

36

Publications

Number of Profile Views

716

Profile Views

Number of Article Reads

120

Reads

Number of Citations

103

Citations

Top co-authors

Mohammed Didi
Mohammed Didi

Department of Endocrinology

9
Mark A Turner
Mark A Turner

University of Liverpool

6
M Didi
M Didi

Christie Hospital

6
Suresh Victor
Suresh Victor

University of Liverpool

5
Carrol Gamble
Carrol Gamble

University of Liverpool

4
Paul Newland
Paul Newland

University of Liverpool

4
Alan Michael Weindling
Alan Michael Weindling

University of Liverpool

3
Alan M Weindling
Alan M Weindling

School of Reproductive and Developmental Medicine

3
Juliana Chizo Agwu
Juliana Chizo Agwu

Birmingham Children's Hospital

2
Laura M Parkes
Laura M Parkes

University of Liverpool

2

Publications

36Publications

120Reads

103PubMed Central Citations

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
7 Reads
5 Citations
2.900 Impact Factor

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
15 Reads
1.550 Impact Factor

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
8 Reads
1 Citation

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
5 Reads
1 Citation

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
2 Reads
4 Citations

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
5 Reads
3 Citations

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
1 Read
2 Citations
2.900 Impact Factor

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
2 Reads
2 Citations
1.650 Impact Factor

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
2 Reads
1 Citation

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
2 Reads
1 Citation

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
1 Read
1 Citation
1.840 Impact Factor

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
8 Reads
4 Citations
2.120 Impact Factor

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
2 Reads
2 Citations
1.840 Impact Factor

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
9 Reads
1 Citation

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
3 Reads

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
9 Reads
7 Citations
0.710 Impact Factor

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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March 2011
3 Reads
1 Citation

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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November 2009
3 Citations
2.120 Impact Factor

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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January 2009
1 Read
3 Citations

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
3 Reads
5 Citations
2.120 Impact Factor

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
1 Read
2 Citations
4.070 Impact Factor

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
1 Read
3.120 Impact Factor

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
2 Reads
2 Citations
0.710 Impact Factor

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
2 Reads
7 Citations

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
1 Read
2 Citations

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
1 Read
1 Citation
3.460 Impact Factor

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
2 Reads
2 Citations
3.460 Impact Factor

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
1 Read
7 Citations
2.900 Impact Factor

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
5 Reads
4 Citations
0.710 Impact Factor

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
2 Citations
1.190 Impact Factor

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
1 Read
3 Citations
0.860 Impact Factor

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
1 Read
1 Citation
0.860 Impact Factor

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
5 Reads
1 Citation
0.550 Impact Factor

Top co-authors

Mohammed Didi
Mohammed Didi

Department of Endocrinology

9
Mark A Turner
Mark A Turner

University of Liverpool

6
M Didi
M Didi

Christie Hospital

6
Suresh Victor
Suresh Victor

University of Liverpool

5
Carrol Gamble
Carrol Gamble

University of Liverpool

4
Paul Newland
Paul Newland

University of Liverpool

4
Alan Michael Weindling
Alan Michael Weindling

University of Liverpool

3
Alan M Weindling
Alan M Weindling

School of Reproductive and Developmental Medicine

3
Juliana Chizo Agwu
Juliana Chizo Agwu

Birmingham Children's Hospital

2
Laura M Parkes
Laura M Parkes

University of Liverpool

2