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Tony Joy

Lead Consultant for REACH and the Physician Response Unit
Barts Health NHS Trust

Tony is an Emergency Medicine consultant at The Royal London Hospital, and works as a prehospital care consultant leading the Physician Response Unit (PRU), as well as with Essex & Herts Air Ambulance Trust. Over recent years Tony has led the development of Community Emergency Medicine, working to improve the delivery of emergency care in community, and strengthen collaboration and integration across UEC in northeast London. In 2020, Tony led the development of the Remote Emergency Access Coordination Hub, an innovative model of care offering consultant-led decision-making support to ensure UEC patients receive the most appropriate care in the right place, first time. Tony is a strong advocate for values-based healthcare, empowering the patient voice in the consultation, and reducing harms encountered by patients in the challenging Urgent & Emergency Care system.