Holly Teagle explains how New Zealand pharmacists can be part of the solution to increase awareness of hearing loss and its impact on humanity. This article covers screening, diagnosis and prevention of hearing loss, as well as how hearing loss can be effectively treated and supported across the lifespan
After a career as both a community and hospital pharmacist Carmen shifted in to full time freelance medical writing and contributes to a number of publications, including Pharmacy Today and the Healthcare Handbook, which she is the technical editor of. Carmen has a postgraduate degree in clinical pharmacy and also writes for the website Drugs.com. She lives in Auckland with her family and loves getting out in to the bush and mountains in her spare time.