WORKFORCE: Dr Matthew Rogers a year-five specialty trainee in haematology has been awarded a scholarship by the National Insitutute for Health and Care Excellence.

NICE has awarded 10 Fellowships and 10 Scholarships to professionals working in healthcare, local government and academia as part of its annual appointments.

The scholarships present opportunities for professionals to learn about the inner workings of NICE and about how NICE helps health and social care providers to implement its guidance.

NICE Scholars must undertake a project about the delivery of high-quality care during their tenure; for example, on the implementation of, or audit of, a specific piece of NICE guidance.

Projects should take approximately 7.5 hours a week over the year.