Kuan Huei Ng (Kelvin)
Position on appointment: Specialist Registrar, Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics
University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust
Kelvin Ng graduated from Guy's, King's and St Thomas' Hospitals School of Medicine in 2002. Having completed his core medical training in London and Leicester, he was appointed as a Specialist Registrar in Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics at the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust in 2007. Apart from his clinical duties as a physician with an interest in cardiovascular and general internal medicine, he is actively involved in clinical research and medical education. He has published in peer-reviewed medical journals on predictive cardiac biomarkers and writes for medical textbooks. He has an interest in health economics and the cost-effective utilisation of healthcare resources.
Kelvin's project for the NICE Scholarship entailed examining the impact of the clinical guidance on the Assessment of Chest Pain of Recent Onset. He focused predominantly on the impact of the guidance on Rapid Access Chest Pain Clinics and the expanding role of non-invasive CT-based cardiac imaging. He assisted in the implementation of the guidance locally in Leicester and facilitated the design of a prospective database to assess the performance of different cardiac investigative strategies on meaningful quality outcome measures.
Where are they now?
Dr Ng is currently a Stroke Neurology Fellow based at the Population Health Research Institute at McMaster University in Ontario, Canada. His research interests include the use of novel selective anticoagulants for the prevention of ischaemic strokes in atrial fibrillation.
This page was last updated: 05 April 2013