Isolated GPs need greater protection: RDAA

Rural doctors have put their name to a petition calling for improved safety for health workers in remote communities after a nurse was killed and buried in a shallow grave in SA.

The body of Gayle Woodford (pictured above), 56, was found in a roadside grave near Fregon on Saturday, four days after she was last seen in the state's Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) Lands.

Her death has sparked calls for all remote health clinicians to work in pairs, with an online petition asking the Federal Government to abolish single nurse&nbsp