Senior Research Associate
Norwich, UNITED KINGDOM
She explores how good intentions are translated within organisations into action & if it is successful in creating positive change.
Ph.D., Business Administration and Management
M.Res., Research in Social Sciences
B.A., Contemporary European Studies and Swedish Language
Buddhistdoor Global online
The report, titled “Mindfulness in Policing” was released this month by the College of Policing. It was authored by Helen Fitzhugh of the College of Policing, along with George Michaelides, Sara Connolly, and Kevin Daniels, all from the University of East Anglia.view more
Daily Mail online
Police officers are being offered meditation classes to combat stress after a trial revealed 'mindfulness' improved wellbeing, life satisfaction and work performance. The decision was made after a trial carried out by some 1,337 officers across five forces within the United Kingdom.view more
The Guardian online
Meditation lessons aimed at reducing stress will be made available to all 200,000 police staff in England and Wales after a trial across five forces found the practice improved average wellbeing, life satisfaction, resilience and work performance.view more
Police forces are to take a more mindful approach to law and order to tackle burnout from the beat. A trial of online mindfulness resources across five constabularies found improved wellbeing, life satisfaction, resilience and performance for officers who participated.view more
Eastern Daily Press online
Dr Fitzhugh said research has proved that promoting employee wellbeing can reduce staff turnover and costs, and induce greater creativity. “A lot of people were really interested in employee wellbeing, it seems to be a booming space, but some organisations were confused about what they were going to do – how they could implement it, how it would fit into their general business approach,” she said.view more
Both the Headspace and Mindfit Cop online mindfulness resources improved wellbeing, life satisfaction, resilience and performance, compared to the waiting list control group. Headspace provided greater improvement across these wellbeing outcomes compared to Mindfit Cop after 10 and 24 weeks, but Mindfit Cop’s results improved and moved closer to Headspace’s at 24 weeks.