Simon is professor and NHMRC dementia leadership fellow. He is also Adjunct Professor of Geriatric Pharmacotherapy, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Eastern Finland; Adjunct Associate Professor, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University and Adjunct Associate Professor, School of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences, University of South Australia. His research interests primarily relate to medicines use among older people, particularly psychotropic and analgesic medicines.Read more about Simon Bell's research
Simon Bell's Articles
Off-label, and off the mark
The trumpeting of hydroxychloroquine's potential in treating COVID-19 raises ethical and safety concerns.
Opioids – where to from here?
Opioids are among the most powerful analgesics available to medicine, but they have huge capacity to cause harm. In trying to solve one problem, is a bigger one being created?
Refining pill regimes
Sixty-three per cent of Australian aged care residents take at least nine different medications regularly.