Darent Valley Hospital

Telephone: 01322 428100
Address: Darenth Wood Road, Dartford, Kent, DA2 8DA
Website: http://www.dvh.nhs.uk

4.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 288 ratings for this hospital

Overview

Front of Hospital

Darent Valley Hospital is a modern hospital in Kent offering professional care, exceptional quality. It provides an extensive range of acute, mainly hospital-based services, to the people of Dartford, Gravesham, Swanley, Bexley and neighbouring districts across south east London and Kent. It offers patients the latest technology for their treatment in safe, comfortable and clean surroundings.

The hospital's team of over 2000 professional and friendly staff provide care for patients across a full range of day-patient, in-patient and out-patient care. 

Contact details, map and directions

Darent Valley Hospital

Tel: 01322 428100   Fax: 01322 428259

Address: Darenth Wood Road, Dartford, Kent, DA2 8DA

Website: http://www.dvh.nhs.uk

Email: generalenquiries@dvh.nhs.uk

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Departments and services

Please read about our services and consultants. We have many additional services listed on our website at www.dvh.nhs.uk.

To search for a specific treatment, use our full list of departments

Quality of service at Darent Valley Hospital

This hospital is managed by Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

% of registered nurse day hours filled as planned (Hospital)

96% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met
Ward level breakdown

% of Unregistered care staff day hours filled as planned (Hospital)

95% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met
Ward level breakdown

% of registered nurse night hours filled as planned (Hospital)

98% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met
Ward level breakdown

% of Unregistered care staff night hours filled as planned (Hospital)

96% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met
Ward level breakdown

% of patients who have been hurt in a fall in the last 3 days

0.22% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

% of patients being treated for a bed sore (pressure ulcer)

3.81% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

96%Patients recommend this hospital. 349 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

95%Patients recommend this hospital. 150 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

85%staff recommend this hospital for care. 95 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

86%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 95 responses

Some services at this hospital are provided by other trusts. See the full list of departments for more information.

Latest reviews of this hospital

exceptional treatment from nurses and their care

I felt the care given to my daughter was exceptional. They made my daughter feel so relaxed through out her visit. The only criticism I ...

20 May 2015

Labour, postnatal care and SCBU

In labour I found the midwives very helpful especially the student midwife. They were supportive and gave me lots of options. My baby's h...

19 May 2015

Very caring staff - helpful attitudes towards ASD

There were some initial problems getting an appointment for my son, but since this has occurred everyone has been great. The Pediatricia...

18 May 2015

Ectopic Pregnancy

My daughter was admitted via A&E to Mulberry Ward where she was treated with compassion, empathy, kindness and professionalism for an...

16 May 2015

A and E

A and E at Darent Valley is disgraceful. Following a high level infection that was detected by blood tests it was advised to get my boyfr...

12 May 2015

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Last updated on 05 January 2015.

Information supplied by Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust