Mr Rob Bell

Mr Rob Bell

Research Academic - Evaluator

School of Medicine and Public Health

Career Summary

Biography

Rob is a senior evaluator in the Newcastle Evaluation Group, providing clinical and economic evaluation of pharmaceuticals for the Department of Health, with a particular focus on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme, Post Marketing Analysis and Affordability of Medicines, as well as management and supervision of junior members of the Group.

He has also prepared health technology assessments of pharmaceuticals for the World Health Organization, conducted a literature review of the impact of air borne iron oxide on human populations in the Pilbara area and is currently developing a research profile with a focus on men’s health and health literacy.

Rob has a Bachelor of Nursing from the University of New England, a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from the University of Newcastle and a Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice from the NSW College of Law.  He continues to provide sessional teaching support to the School of Nursing and Midwifery at the University of Newcastle, and lectures on Ethics and Law in Nursing and Midwifery.

In addition to working with the Newcastle Evaluation Group, Rob continues to work as a registered nurse in intensive care at the Calvary Mater Hospital (Waratah).  He has previously worked as a family law solicitor (2002-2006), a clinical nurse specialist in intensive care, (Prince of Wales Hospital, 1982-1987; Royal Newcastle Hospital 1987-1991; John Hunter Hospital, 1991-2007), and as a clinical nurse consultant for trauma services (HNEAHS, 1998-2000).


Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Laws, University of Newcastle

Keywords

  • Clinical Pharmacology
  • Law
  • Men's Health
  • Nursing and Midwifery
  • PBS
  • Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme

Fields of Research

Code Description Percentage
119999 Medical and Health Sciences not elsewhere classified 100

Professional Experience

UON Appointment

Title Organisation / Department
Research Academic - Evaluator University of Newcastle
School of Medicine and Public Health
Australia
Casual Academic University of Newcastle
School of Nursing and Midwifery
Australia

Professional appointment

Dates Title Organisation / Department
30/08/2003 - 1/07/2006 Solicitor Whitelaw McDonald Solicitors and Attorneys
Australia

Teaching

Code Course Role Duration
NURS3101 Foundations of Professional Practice 3A
The University of Newcastle
Tutor 1/02/2016 - 30/06/2016
NURS1201 Foundations of Professional Practice 1B
University of Newcastle
Lecturer / Tutor 1/07/2015 - 17/12/2015
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Grants and Funding

Summary

Number of grants 5
Total funding $16,116,163

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20161 grants / $5,680,639

Provision of external evaluation of Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee (PBAC) and health technology related submissions$5,680,639

Funding body: Department of Health

Funding body Department of Health
Project Team Ms Danielle Lang, Mr Rob Bell, Mr Marc Bevan, Ms Lynn Goon, Doctor Madeleine Hinwood, Mr Jarrod Bell, Doctor Emily Walkom
Scheme Consultancy/Tender
Role Investigator
Funding Start 2016
Funding Finish 2020
GNo G1601071
Type Of Funding Other Public Sector - Commonwealth
Category 2OPC
UON Y

20141 grants / $53,923

Quotation for the provision of an evaluation of PBS Authority Required medicines using the Deed of Standing Offer SON 1503111 for the supply of PBS Medicines Review services$53,923

Funding body: Department of Health

Funding body Department of Health
Project Team Mr Rob Bell, Ms Danielle Lang, Mr Marc Bevan
Scheme Consultancy/Tender
Role Lead
Funding Start 2014
Funding Finish 2014
GNo G1400929
Type Of Funding Other Public Sector - Commonwealth
Category 2OPC
UON Y

20131 grants / $20,800

DoH Tender - Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) Medicines Review Panel$20,800

Funding body: Department of Health

Funding body Department of Health
Project Team Mr Marc Bevan, Mr Rob Bell, Ms Danielle Lang
Scheme Consultancy/Tender
Role Investigator
Funding Start 2013
Funding Finish 2013
GNo G1300519
Type Of Funding Other Public Sector - Commonwealth
Category 2OPC
UON Y

20121 grants / $5,826,327

External Evaluation of PBAC Submissions RFT 086/1112 $5,826,327

Funding body: Department of Health

Funding body Department of Health
Project Team Ms Danielle Lang, Mr Barrie Stokes, Mr Marc Bevan, Mr Rob Bell, Mrs Feili Zhao
Scheme Consultancy/Tender
Role Investigator
Funding Start 2012
Funding Finish 2016
GNo G1101212
Type Of Funding Other Public Sector - Commonwealth
Category 2OPC
UON Y

20081 grants / $4,534,474

External Evaluation of PBAC Submissions RFT 360/0708$4,534,474

Funding body: Department of Health

Funding body Department of Health
Project Team Doctor Jane Robertson, Ms Danielle Lang, Mr Rob Bell, Mr Marc Bevan
Scheme Consultancy/Tender
Role Investigator
Funding Start 2008
Funding Finish 2012
GNo G0189557
Type Of Funding Other Public Sector - Commonwealth
Category 2OPC
UON Y
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Mr Rob Bell

Positions

Research Academic - Evaluator
School of Medicine and Public Health
Faculty of Health and Medicine

Casual Academic
School of Nursing and Midwifery
Faculty of Health and Medicine

Contact Details

Email robin.bell@newcastle.edu.au
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