Media Coverage & Awards

Fellowships

FRCS – Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons
FRCOG – Fellow of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

(Fellowship of a Royal College (eg. FRCOG) is the position above membership (eg. MRCOG)).

Awards

Mr. Trehan has been awarded a number of prestigious awards for his pioneering work.

  • Best surgical technique video award at Annual Scientific Meeting of British Society for Gynaecological Endoscopy for a video on the surgical management of endometriosis (2010)
  • Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists’ Hospital Doctor Award for “National Obstetrics and Gynaecology Team of the Year” (Runner up) for the development of Mr. Trehan’s surgical techniques, overnight hospital stay service and minuscule complication rates (2007)
  • Hospital Doctor Merit Award for Innovation Team of the Year (2006)
  • West Yorkshire Modernisation Award (2004)
  • NHS Champion Kings Fund Award of Merit (2003)
  • Community Magical People Award (2003)
  • Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists’ Hospital Doctor Award for “National Obstetrics and Gynaecology Team of the Year” (Runner up) for pioneering the first of its kind overnight hospital stay service following gynaecological surgery (1998)

Television Appearances

BBC1 – Politics Show: 23rd November 2003

Mr Trehan appeared on BBC1′s “Politics Show” on 23rd November 2003 to give his opinion on the modern surgical treatment of endometriosis.

ITV – This Morning: 22nd April 1999

One of Mr Trehan’s patient’s was interviewed on Richard & Judy’s “This Morning” show to talk about her experience of a successful keyhole hysterectomy, one night hospital stay and quick recovery.

Newspaper Articles

Yorkshire Post: 14th March 2013

“Surgery that has changed my life”
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Daily Mail: 19th February 2013

“Thousands hope hysterectomies will end their monthly pain – but it can often make it worse”
View the article on the Daily Mail website

livemint, The Wall Street Journal: 8th August 2011

“Combating endometriosis: A new surgical procedure offers hope and promise”
View the article on the livemint website

That’s Life Magazine: August 2011

“Your health”
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Daily mail: 17th May 2011

“Surgery to end monthly pain threatening the fertility of 1.5m women”
View the article on the Daily Mail website

BBC News: 14th May 2010

“Endometriosis woman conceives naturally after surgery”
View the article on the BBC News website

Prima: November 2008

“Through the keyhole – “Days after my hysterectomy I was back at work”
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Health Service Journal (HSJ): 22nd February 2007

“Six of the best”
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Hospital Doctor: 22nd November 2007

“Hospital Doctor Awards 2007″
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Dewsbury Reporter: 10th November 2006

“So much to be proud of”
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Yorkshire Evening Post: 11th March 2006

“Breaking through the ignorance Barrier”
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The Blackpool Gazette: 8th November 2005

“Wonder of Valda’s keyhole operation”
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Harrogate Today: 26th November 2004

“How I found a way through the pain”
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This is York (Evening Press): 27th July 2004

“There is a Choice”
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West Yorkshire Modernisation Award: 26th March 2004

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Dewsbury Reporter: 12th March 2004

West Yorkshire Modernisation Award 2004 for “Modernising patient care”
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Dewsbury Reporter: 12th September 2003

Magical People Award
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Dewsbury Reporter: 12th April 2002

Through the keyhole to the new world of hope for women
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Daily Mail: 20th April 1999

The keyhole hysterectomy
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View the article on the Daily Mail website

Dewsbury Reporter: 13th November 1998

Keyhole to the future
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Yorkshire Evening Post: 1st September 1998

Cutting the edge of surgery
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Hospital Doctor: 20th August 1998

Key Innovations
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Miscellaneous

Speech by Lord Warner, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State in the Lords: 8th September 2004

New Ways of Working in Surgery

“Last week on a ministerial visit to Yorkshire, I learnt about pioneering gynaecological surgery project where Ashwini Trehan and his team at Dewsbury District Hospital use keyhole surgery to carry out hysterectomies so that women return home the day after this major procedure. Dewsbury is thought to be the only hospital in the country where patients can leave hospital following a hysterectomy after just one night rather than staying in hospital for up to five days. Now this team there – and I’m keen to emphasise that it is a team effort – have encountered scepticism and they still have a long way to go to ensure that proven good practice is used everywhere.”
Visit the Department of Health website and read the full transcript of this speech