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 250 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. 

Our Safe Staffing data is available on our website via this link: http://www.dvh.nhs.uk/about-us/safe-staffing/. The "Ward Level Breakdown" links on the righthand side are incorrect.

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 national standards

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

99% 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)

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

Friends and Family Test : Inpatient

96%Patients recommend this hospital. 425 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

98%Patients recommend this hospital. 722 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

93% of staff would recommend this organisation as a place to be treated. 118 responses. 2889 staff work at this organisation.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

83% of staff would recommend this organisation as a place to work. 115 responses. 2889 staff work at this trust.

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

Latest reviews of this hospital

Outstanding!

I'm 36 weeks and 5 days pregnant and am completely blown away by the innovation, support, reassurance and empowerment offered by the Mate...

14 November 2014

Lack of efficiency in X-ray dept.

On Monday 10th Nov. 2014 I had an appointment to attend the X-ray?Radiology Dept at 1545 hrs. I arrived at 1515 having drank 1-1/2 pints ...

13 November 2014

Australians' experience

My wife and I from Australia were holidaying in UK when she slipped on a stair and fell, breaking her leg. In response to our 999 cal...

11 November 2014

Praise given where praise is very much due!

My son was discharged today 7/10/14 he was admitted on Wednesday with severe headache, rash sickness and other symptoms. Yes to start wit...

7 November 2014

Absolutely disgusted!

I visited the a&e department this morning with a suspected spider bite reaction! , as advised by my gp if my symptoms worsened , which th...

7 November 2014

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Last updated on 13 November 2014.

Information supplied by Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust