8 Jan 2021

Tackling farmer health, face to face

From Summer Times 2020/2021, 9:10 am on 8 January 2021

Dr Tom Mulholland has made it his mission to look after the heart health of farmers for most of the past decade.

Dr Tom Mulholland

Dr Tom Mulholland Photo: Supplied

He has a 1988 retro V8 ambulance kitted out for doing blood pressure and cholesterol tests, but also, old fashioned house calls to be what you might call the ambulance at the top of the cliff for farmers under time and financial pressure.

Dr Tom has talked to thousands of people on farmers' physical, mental and social health and saved and changed more than a few lives. 

He's also developed an app called KYND Wellness to help farmers track their own health.

To use the app, enter the code N8PGGFF if you're a farmer, or BKYND4NZ if you're in an urban area. 

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Photo: Dr Tom Mullholland

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