Emma Vestesson Data Analyst

Data analytics team | Improvement analytics unit (IAU)

Emma Vestesson is a Senior Data Analyst in the Improvement Analytics Unit. 

Before joining the Health Foundation in June 2017, Emma worked as a senior data analyst for the Sentinel Stroke National Audit Programme (SSNAP). She had previously worked as an economic research consultant for the World Intellectual Property Organization.

Emma has an undergraduate degree in mathematics and economics from Lund University, Sweden and a Master’s degree in specialized economics from Barcelona Graduate School of Economics, Spain. 

Latest articles


Understanding activity in general practice: what can the data tell us?


The policy team explores current trends and limitations in general practice activity data.


The impact of Extensive Care Service and Enhanced Primary Care in Fylde Coast


This briefing explores IAUs evidence on how multidisciplinary teams may increase emergency hospital...


Adult social care and COVID-19: Assessing the impact on social care users and staff in England so far


Our analysis on the scale of the impact of COVID-19 on social care in England during the first phase...


How has NHS 111 shaped public demand for the NHS in England during the pandemic?


Emma Vestesson and Tim Gardner look at what recent changes in patient interaction with NHS services...

Newsletter blog

How can the NHS make the most of risk prediction tools?

Newsletter blog

If developed wisely, risk prediction tools could help clinicians provide earlier diagnosis and...


The impact of providing enhanced support for care home residents in Wakefield


Evaluating the early effects on hospital use from the first phase of an enhanced support initiative...

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