Programme Manager, Health Lab - People Powered Results 

Esther Flanagan


Health Lab

Join Date

January 2017

What I do

Esther joined Nesta in January 2017 as a Programme Manager in the Health Lab. She is working within the People Powered Results programme, supporting front-line teams to achieve rapid change in 100 days.

In her previous job at The Point of Care Foundation, Esther led a national staff support programme called Schwartz Rounds. The Schwartz Rounds programme addressed the emotional needs of staff in health and social care, focusing on storytelling and the importance of having reflective space to process the challenges associated with caring.


Esther qualified as a Clinical Psychologist from University College London and runs an evening clinic where she helps people who experience chronic pain . She is experienced in designing online psychological interventions and in her spare time is also helping to lead a feasibility study for a new pain management app.