Associate Professor May Ng
Consultant Paediatrician and Paediatric Endocrinologist
MBBS (Hons), FHEA, FRCPCH, MSc, LLM, PhD
I am an Honorary Associate Professor at University of Liverpool and hold dual accreditation as a Consultant Paediatrician and Consultant Paediatric Endocrinologist based in Southport and Ormskirk NHS Trust. I am also Associate Medical Director and I am Chair of the UK Association of Children’s Diabetes Clinician and Royal College CSAC Training Advisor for Endocrinology and Diabetes.
I am the Editor-in-Chief of Diabetes Care for Children and Young People and Associate Editor of Journal of Paediatric Diseases and I serve on the Editorial Boards for Journal of Paediatric Sciences, International Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, International Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, Austin Diabetes Research, Henry Journal of Perinatology and Paediatrics 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.
I am a regular invited referee for many high impact journals. I believe that research and continuing medical education is important in ensuring quality of care and have held over £300,000 in research grants. I am actively involved in education of doctors, development of national paediatric training and policies in endocrine and diabetes.
I am an opinion leader and have published extensively with over 130+ publications (68 peer reviewed research papers; 62 of which are first/senior author papers) including three Cochrane reviews, a book chapter, 100+ presentations at international scientific meetings, and presented at more than 150 meetings locally and abroad.
I currently serve on several committees/working groups nationally, regionally and locally and am clinical lead for multiple national award initiatives.
Awards, Grants and Prizes:- University of Liverpool Alumni 2019; HSJ Diabetes Finalist 2019, National Bronze ACCEA Award, Mary Mackinnon Award 2017; Winner of 2015 UK Diabetes Quality in Care (QiC) Award; Pride Award 2015 Team of the Year Southport & Ormskirk NHS Trust; Highly Commended Diabetes Team of the Year 2015 British Medical Journal (BMJ) Awards; Finalist HSJ Clinical Leader of the year 2015; Finalist UK Asian Woman Achievement Award 2016; Newborn Appeal Grant 2011; Best Research Abstract Award 2010 BSPED UK; Newborn Appeal Grant 2007; Medical Research Council Fellowship grant, Medical Research Council, UK; University Prize for Paediatrics, University of Sydney, Australia.
Some of the principal treatments carried out by Associate Professor May Ng at Spire include:
Spire Liverpool Hospital is only able to provide Covid-19 tests to patients undergoing surgery at our hospital. Covid-19 testing or antibody tests are not available as a standalone service.
MBBS (Hons) / University of Sydney, Australia / 1999
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
MRCPCH / Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health / 2001
Member of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health
DHC / Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health / 2001
Diploma of Child Health
MSc (Endocrine and Diabetes) / Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health / 2005
Master of Science
FRCPCH / Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health / 2009
Fellow of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health
FHEA (UK) / Higher Education Academy, United Kingdom / 2012
Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
PhD (Child Health) / University of Liverpool, United Kingdom / 2010
LLM / University of Liverpool, United Kingdom / 2014
Master in Laws
Associate Medical Director Southport and Ormskirk Hospitals Trust
Chair of the UK Association of Children's Diabetes Clinicians (ACDC)
Chair of the Regional North West Paediatric Diabetes Network
Diabetes Officer of the British Society of Paediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes (BSPED)
Assessor for the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH)
Committee Member of the RCPCH Paediatricians in Medical Management
Online Learning Committee European Society of Paediatric Endocrinologists
RCPCH College Specialty Advisory Committee Training Advisor for Endocrinology and Diabetes
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
I have held over £300,000 in research grants. I am an opinion leader and have published extensively with over 100 publications (50 peer reviewed research papers; 45 of which are first/senior author papers) including three Cochrane reviews, a book chapter, 100+ presentations at international scientific meetings, and presented at more than 100 meetings locally and abroad.
Ng SM, Stepien K. Glucocorticoid replacement regimens in the treatment of 21-hydroxylase deficiency congenital adrenal hyperplasia. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2017, Issue 1.
Consultant Paediatrician and Paediatric Endocrinologist, Associate Medical Director, Southport and Ormskirk Hospitals NHS Trust.
Honorary Associate Professor, Department of Women's and Children's Health, University of Liverpool.
I live on a farm in Ormskirk with my husband and three children. I am involved in the promotion of Autism Awareness and the National Autistic Society as a parent. I enjoy dog walking, reading, art, and poetry writing.