Interior Health statement on conviction of former chief medical health officer
by Rossland Telegraph on Wednesday Feb 08 2023
Interior Health has issued the following statement in response to the verdict regarding Interior Health’s former chief medical health officer:
"Interior Health is now aware of the guilty verdict issued (Feb. 7) regarding Dr. Albert de Villiers.
"Given the leadership and public-facing role of the chief medical health officer, and the critical importance for the incumbent to comply with all respects of professional standards, it is Interior Health’s position that a person convicted of criminal charges of this nature is unable to fulfill the duties of the position.