Dr Lillian Ng

MBChB, DipPaed, MSc (Remote Health Care), DipJournalism. FRNZCGP, FRANZCP, Cert Forensic Psych.


Lillian Ng is a medical graduate of the University of Auckland. She has had a career as journalist and a general practitioner. She worked as a medical officer of the British Antarctic Survey, wintering at Halley Station in 2000, and completed a Master of Science on circadian rhythms. She retrained as a forensic psychiatrist and currently works at Counties Manukau District Health Board. Lil tutors medical students in psychiatry and is a member of the Balint Society of Australia and New Zealand.

Research | Current

Inquiries following mental healthcare related homicide.

Teaching | Current

Teaches medical students and registrars in topics of psychiatry.

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

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  • Ng, L., Merry, A. F., Paterson, R., & Merry, S. N. (2020). Families of victims of homicide: qualitative study of their experiences with mental health inquiries. BJPsych open, 6 (5)10.1192/bjo.2020.84
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Sally Merry
  • Ng, L., Bampton, C., Stevens, S., & Woods, P. (2017). The infant observation task as a tool in psychiatric practice. Australasian Psychiatry, 25 (3), 236-238. 10.1177/1039856216671656
  • Ng, L., Steane, R., Chacko, E., & Scollay, N. (2017). Things I wish I’d known: Desiderata for early career psychiatrists. Australasian Psychiatry, 25 (1), 78-81. 10.1177/1039856216671659
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Emme Chacko
  • Ng, L. L. (2016). Forging Steel from Fire: Emerging as a Forensic Psychiatrist. Academic psychiatry : the journal of the American Association of Directors of Psychiatric Residency Training and the Association for Academic Psychiatry, 40 (6), 958-959. 10.1007/s40596-016-0519-x
  • Ng, L. L., & Friedman, S. H. (2015). Testifying in a mock court: The experiences of forensic advanced trainees. Australasian Psychiatry, 23 (2), 177-180. 10.1177/1039856214568222
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Susan Hatters-Friedman

Contact details

Primary office location

M&HS BUILDING 507 - Bldg 507
Level 3, Room 3042
New Zealand