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Nelly Ninis

Nelly Ninis

Dr Nelly Ninis is currently a consultant in General Paediatrics at St Mary’s Hospital, Paddington. She has completed training in paediatric infectious diseases and immunology and has an Msc in tropical medicine. She worked for three years on the Paediatric Intensive Care Unit at St Mary’s when it was a specialist referral unit for meningococcal sepsis.

Dr Ninis conducted the RCPCH study on healthcare delivery and the outcome of meningococcal disease in children, funded by Meningitis Research Foundation. From this study she has developed an interest in the way sepsis is diagnosed both in primary and secondary care.

Dr Ninis is also a part of the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Guideline Development Group for Meningitis and Septicaemia.

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