The EPASSA ethics committee was constituted to provide ethical guidance and support to our members. Paid-up members of EPASSA can present ethical dilemmas and issues to the ethics committee for advice.

The committee is currently chaired by Brandon Swanepoel, with Natalie Pretorius as vice-chairperson.  Other committee members are Dr Martin Strous, Vanessa Gaydon and Dr Lizette Matthews.

How to submit a query: 

To submit a query, members are encouraged to complete the following online referral form. A reference number will be emailed to you within 24 hours of this submission.

Important notes:

  • New referrals will be placed on the agenda for the next ethics committee meeting. Please see meeting dates. The ethics committee will email feedback within one week of the ethics committee having met.
  • Referrals requiring immediate attention may be dealt with sooner at the discretion of the committee chairperson.