Profile » Ms Retha Britz

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First Name Retha     Send Email
Surname Britz
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Membership TypeFull Member or Renewal
Date Joined2017-09-20
Available as an Expert Witness?Yes
Accredited Mediator?No
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Cellphone Number 0823734339
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Skype Name retha.britz
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Work Tel No 0823734339
Work Address 9 Honey Hills, 7 Jubie Road, Barbeque Downs, Midrand, 1684
City/Town Midrand
Province Gauteng


Highest Education Level MPhil (Applied Ethics), (Master's Degree)
Highest Education Level MSc (Physiology) (Master's Degree)
Highest Education Level MSc (Physiology)(Master's Degree)


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Fields of Interest Informed Consent
Medical Record keeping
Short CV  

Ms. Retha Britz consults on aspects related to clinical research as well as providing legal opinions on matters concerning informed consent in research as well as health care.

Retha is qualified as a Biomedical Ethicist, holding a Master’s Degree in Philosophy (M.Phil) in Applied Ethics from the University of Stellenbosch. Retha has conducted an in-depth study for her dissertation of this Master Degree on “Voluntary informed consent and good clinical practice for the conduct of clinical research in South Africa: an ethical and legal perspective”. She has published on this topic as first author in September 2012 in the South African Medical Journal (SAMJ) and Retha published a book in 2014 as first author on “Clinical Research Conduct in South Africa: Informed Consent”

She is currently studying towards another Master’s Degree in Philosophy (M.Phil) in Medical Law and Ethics at University of Pretoria with a research topic on “Medical Record Keeping in South Africa: A Medico-Legal Perspective”. Retha also holds a Master’s Degree (M.Sc) in Physiology from University of North West.

Retha has been involved in Clinical Research since 1999 and has held several positions in the Pharmaceutical Industry including managing multinational projects in many countries around the globe.

In 2008 Retha started her consulting services including facilitating clinical research training and developing various training courses including research ethics. As part of her consulting services, Retha conducts Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and ethical compliance auditing of international clinical trials in various countries around the globe. Retha is a Module Advisor and Lecturer for an international M.Sc course called Quality Management in Scientific Research & Development, Research Quality Association (RQA) offered by the Cranfield University based in the United Kingdom. Additionally, Retha has presented and facilitated at various local conferences and workshops.

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