South Peace Medical Director Dr. Magda du Plessis was on hand at city council Monday to accept the 2022 Citizen of the Year Award.
Dr. du Plessis has been working very hard behind the scenes to keep the local medical community stable. After the departure of many doctors from the area, du Plessis was instrumental in recruiting the group of new doctors to Dawson Creek.
du Plessis runs her own clinic, and also initiated the new maternity care clinic -Chickadee- that is being used as the new proposed model of care for prenatal delivery service in BC.
Furthermore, she stepped into the role of Medical Director to serve the needs of the South Peace.