Darent Valley Hospital

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

4.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 251 ratings for this hospital

Overview

Front of Hospital

Darent Valley Hospital opened in September 2000, has approximately 463 inpatient beds, serves a growing population of around 340,000 and specialties that include day-care surgery, general surgery, trauma, orthopaedics, cardiology, maternity and general medicine. 

It is a modern hospital in Kent offering professional care, exceptional quality.  

Darent Valley Hospital offers 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

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)

97% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

92% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

% 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

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

97% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

98%Patients recommend this hospital. 906 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

86%Patients recommend this hospital. 35 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

89staff recommend this hospital for care. 54 responses. 3140 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

76staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 54 responses. 3140 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

97%Patients recommend this hospital. 815 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

Hospital visit with 10 week old baby

I have visited this hospital with my 10 week old baby who I have been going back and forth to the GP with. I am very impressed that I fin...

26 June 2017

visit to urology and X-ray.

The entire staff in urology from reception to the consultant and a few smiley people in between were extremely helpful, charming and pro...

26 June 2017

A and e Friday night

I came into a and e on a Friday night and was seen by triage very quickly. It was a long wait for a dr but it was so busy. However the...

23 June 2017

update to maternity review & gynacology

within a few days of being very unsatisfied and fed up and posting the review of maternity services, i was contacted by the maternity lea...

23 June 2017

maternity and aftercare

although we were very pleased generally with the service we got during labour and delivery, im now at the stage of having experienced aft...

14 June 2017

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Last updated on 24 May 2016.

Information supplied by Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust